(USA: October 19th, 1917 - 1974)
News reporter with Associated Press, then United Press. Amateur cardman. Wrote 7 booklets: Don't Look Now! The Smart Slant on Misdirection (1948, 23pp; repr 1971), For Card Men Only (1949, 30pp), Manipulating with Leech (1952, 30pp), Card Man Stuff (1953, 24pp), Handbook of Card Sleights (1954, 31pp), Cardmanship (1959, 28pp), and Super Card Man Stuff (1965, 60pp). See Al Leech's Legacy (1980, 124pp). Tricks in New Phoenix.