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Kitty Baldwin

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Kitty Baldwin
BornKate Russell
circa 1853
London, Middlesex, England
DiedJuly 28, 1934 (age 80)
Buffalo, New York
Resting placeAbbey of the Palms Mausoleum, Hollywood Forever Cemetery , Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California

Kitty Baldwin (c.1853-1934) performed a mentalist act with her husband, Samri Baldwin "The White Mahatma" (1848-1924) (1848-1924).

Biography

Kitty (Samri's second wife and assistant) performed together with Samri as a mentalist act becoming an international success

Kitty divorced Samri In 1906 and went on her own in hopes of sustaining a career as a solo mentalist act, performing under various aliases, including Kate Russell "The Clairvoyant Queen," "The Famous Rosicrucian Somnambulist" and "Mrs. Baldwin Slade".

This proved unsuccessful, so tried forming a mentalist act with Karl Germain for a few more years before quitting the magic profession.

He daughter, Shadow entered the mystic world as a professional psychic, but was cut short due to Harry Houdini's debunking of fraudulent mediums.[1][2]

References

  1. http://www.all-about-magicians.com/kitty.html
  2. http://www.geni.com/people/Kitty-Baldwin/6000000003077454125