Dr. Jacob Daley
(Russia: 26th March 1897 - 17th February 1954)
Moved to USA where raised in New York City. Plastic surgeon. Inspired by and learned from his medical colleague, amateur magician Dr. Henry C. Falk, in 1934. Thence a skilled amateur cardman. Favorite book: Erdnase. 1939 Sphinx Award. Nicknamed "Doc" by magicians and "Jack" by physicians. Invented Cavorting Aces and Daley's Last Trick.
Coauthors: John Scarne