Cover of Genii (1943)
|Born||James Jernigan Sanders|
June 11, 1894
|Died||August 22, 1971 (age 77) |
Jimmy Sanders (1894-1971) was a magician, ventriloquist, and owner of The Sanders Manufacturing Co.
Sanders was reared on a farm and when only 22 years of age organized what became The Sanders Manufacturing Co., a leading novelty manufacturing.
He was in demand as an entertainer in his home city of Nashville and surrounding territory.
He served as Vice President of the International Brotherhood of Ventriloquists, Territorial Vice President of Tennessee for the I. B. M., a member of the S. A. M., Cercle Magique of Nashville and the Magicians Club of Nashville.
Sanders' items that he was known for were his "Hole-Tite" Pencils, and Color-Changing Pocket Knives.