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James Kater Thompson
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|James Kater Thompson|
|Born||James C. Thompson|
August 31, 1889
|Died||September 28, 1972 (age 83) |
|Resting place||Queen of Heaven|
James Kater Thompson (1889-1972) was a sleight of hand artist card expert, booking agent, and auctioneer.
Thompson moved to Chicago at an early age. At 13 he joined a unicycle act. He started magic around the age of 16 and toured with all the major Vaudeville Circuits.
He was a close associate of Nate Leipzig, Clement DeLion, and Dai Vernon.
- Modern Card Effects and How To Perform Them (with George DeLawrence) (1920)
- ↑ Obit, Genii 1972 November