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'''John A. Stock''' (1827-1911) toured Europe as a magician for twelve years (1848-1860) then came to tour America in 1856, settling in Cincinnati where he ran the LaFayette Mall Theatre during the Civil War.
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'''John A. Stock''' (1827-1911) toured Europe as a magician for twelve years (1848-1860) then came to tour America in 1856, settling in Cincinnati where he ran the LaFayette Mall Theatre during the [[Civil War]].
  
 
He performed both in the English and German language and was also a ventriloquist and musician.<ref>Sphinx, February 1908</ref><ref>Obit, Sphinx, March, 1911</ref>
 
He performed both in the English and German language and was also a ventriloquist and musician.<ref>Sphinx, February 1908</ref><ref>Obit, Sphinx, March, 1911</ref>

Revision as of 08:23, 3 February 2013

John A. Stock
BornFebruary 8, 1827
Grand Duchy of Baden, Germany
DiedFebruary 8, 1911 (age 84)
Cincinnati,Ohio

John A. Stock (1827-1911) toured Europe as a magician for twelve years (1848-1860) then came to tour America in 1856, settling in Cincinnati where he ran the LaFayette Mall Theatre during the Civil War.

He performed both in the English and German language and was also a ventriloquist and musician.[1][2]

His son, George W. Stock, continued the magic tradition as a performer.

References

  1. Sphinx, February 1908
  2. Obit, Sphinx, March, 1911