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'''Mars''' (b. 1917), the Magician was a Florida based magician Alston Cockrell.
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'''Mars the Magician ''' (b. 1917) was a Florida based magician Alston Cockrell.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:25, 18 January 2014

Mars
BornAlston Cockrell, Jr.
February 17, 1917
Jacksonville, Florida

Flourished1950s-1970s

Mars the Magician (b. 1917) was a Florida based magician Alston Cockrell.

biography

Mars started out as a semi-professional and later created a full evening show.

He served as president of IBM Ring No. 130 in Jacksonville in the 1950s.

He retired from performing in 1978. A photo can be seen in the Conjuring Arts exhibit "The Many Faces of Magic"[1]

References

  1. http://conjuringarts.org/exhibitions/the-many-faces-of-magic/alston-cockrell-mars/
  • CONVERSATIONS with John Calvert, Linking Ring, June 2012