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Frederick Furman

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Frederick Furman
BornFrederick F. Furman


Frederick Furman (fl. 1910s-1930s) was an amateur magician.[1]


In 1920, along with Simon Kottwitz, formed the F & K Magic Co. in Houston, Texas, which manufactured and sold small, easy-to-do tricks.[2]

Furman was a President of the Houston Mystic Circle and contributor to Thayer's Magical Bulletin (including a column called PAGES FROM AN AMATEUR CONJUROR'S NOTE-BOOK) and Sphinx

In the 1930s, Furman moved to New York City where he worked for Max Holden's Broadway Magic Shop and the Steen Mfg. Co.[3] [4]




  1. MUM August 1976, page 20
  2. MUM, September 1989, page 10
  3. Sphinx March 1931, page 16
  4. Sphinx August 1932, page 236