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Hazel Payne

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Hazel Payne
BornApril 4, 1913
Portland, Oregon
DiedMarch 15, 2008 (age 94)
Portland, Oregon
Resting placeMultnomah County, Oregon Map

Hazel Margaret Payne (1913-2008) served as president of Magigals in 1952.


Payne wanted to be a Latin teacher but found that destiny had a place for her as a welfare worker. After 10 years of public work she met Stan Payne.

Stan and her gave many shows for the Armed Forces, Clubs, Lodges before Stan's interests turned more to the manufacturing of magic equipment.

She helped organize and be a charter member of Portland Magigals No. 11. which she served as their vice president and twice their president.

She one the "Magigal Jewel Chest" (twice) and the "Talbot Trophy" at PCAM conventions.[1]


  1. Genii Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 6, February 1952, Paging The Ladies - Hazel Payne Biography, National President of Magigals, page 236