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Wilton Moore "W. M." Tucker

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Wilton Moore "W. M." Tucker
BornWilton Moore Tucker
July 5 1913
Greenville, SC
DiedFebruary 23 1973 (age 59)
Greenville, SC
Resting placeWoodlawn Memorial Park (Greenville, SC)
Notable works"The Change Raisers" (1960), "Opening Safes with Electrical Devices" (1954)

Wilton M. Tucker, a locksmith and former professional magician, is remembered today as author of "The Change-Raisers," an con artist and flimflam expose.


A locksmith by trade, operating out of Greenville, SC.


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  • "Opening Safes with Electrical Devices" (1954)
  • "The Change-Raisers" (1960)

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"The Change-Raisers" (book in digital format by Magic World Publishers, 2020)

Death Notice. The Greenville News (Greenville, SC). Feb. 25,1976 (page 6).

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