(St. Albans, England: 2nd July 1902 - 9th September 1996)
Engineer. Semi-pro sleight-of-hand manipulator of coins, balls, and thimbles. 1949 FISM 1st prize in manipulation; 1951 FISM Grand Prix (given by default when Frakson declined the award). Wrote It's Easier than You Think (1952, 191pp; repr in 2 vols). Movies on billiard ball and thimble manipulation (1950s). British Ring Past President. 1971 AMA Visiting Magician of the Year. SAM Hall of Fame.