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Clayton G. Brown

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Clayton G. Brown
BornHenri Clayton Wilbur


Clayton G. Brown (fl. 1910s-1920s) was a professional vaudeville mind reader as Mystic Clayton.[1]

He was a partner with many other magicians including Frederick Eugene Powell and in 1919 with The Great Leon in the "Famous Oriental Miracle Show".

He was sponsored into the SAM by Harry Houdini and Oscar S. Teale.[2]

His promotional photo can be viewed at the Conjuring Arts exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"[3] lists a "Henri Clayton Wilbur" on:

  • "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957" (with a birth date of 1874)
  • "U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925"
  • "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"


  1. Magic: A Pictorial History of Conjurers in the Theater By David Price (1985)
  2. MUM, June 1918