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Lloyd W. Chambers

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Lloyd W. Chambers

Cover of Genii (1951)
BornLloyd Waldron Chambers
May 19, 1906
Clearwater, Kansas
DiedJanuary 15, 1960 (age 53)
Clearwater, Kansas
CategoriesBooks by Lloyd W. Chambers

Lloyd W. Chambers (1906-1960) was a semi-professional magician and owner of Chambers Manufacturing Co.[1][2]


Early in his magic career, he performed at lodges and schools as Waldy Waldron.

Chambers taught school from 1933 to 1941 in Topeka then became superintendent and joined the Navy as senior lieutenant in 1941.

After the war, he made equipment in wood for the magic fraternity. At one time he was with Floyd Thayer and Percy Abbott. [3]

Chambers was a contributor to Genii, Sphinx and the Linking Ring. He was a member of the I.B.M., P.C.A.M., S.A.M., and a charter member of the M.D.A.



  1. The Sphinx, Vol. 30, No. 3-114 May 1931, Who's Who in Magic, WALDY WALDRON, page 114
  2. Cover, Genii Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 2, October 1951, Our Cover, Lloyd Chambers, page 52
  3. The Linking Ring, Vol. 39, No. 12, February 1960, Broken Wand, Lloyd W. Chambers, page 86