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Herbert W. Fischer

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Herbert W. Fischer
BornMay 27, 1903
DiedDecember 16, 1948 (age 45)
Shenendoah, Iowa
Resting placeWestlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park

Herbert W. Fischer (1903-1948) was a prominent Omaha Attorney who served as president of the Omaha Magical Society (assembly No. 7 of the Society of American Magicians) from 1932- 1944.

Biography

Also a member of the I.B.M., he had a magic room in his home decorated in Egyptian decor which was frequent used for magic meetings. [1]

He died in an auto accident when on his way home from a show with his wife in Charter Oak, Iowa. They went over an embankment during a dense fog. His wife survived, but he died the next morning at the Shenandoah hospital.[2][3]

Honors

In 1956, the assembly began awarding the "Herbert Fischer Memorial" trophy at competitions.[4]

References

  1. THE OMAHA MAGICAL SOCIETY, Assembly No. 7, An Historical Perspective: 1921-1996 by Walter B. Graham , MUM< March MARCH 1996
  2. The Sphinx, January , 1949
  3. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, March 1949
  4. MUM,APRIL 1956