George B. Anderson
(USA: c1909 - 13th January 1985) Learned first trick at age 6. Newspaper and radio mystery writer in Chicago; owner of ad agency and semi-pro mentalist-magician. Then pro mentalist. Then back to TV as creator-producer of the successful Chicago "Magic" TV show starring Don Alan since 1952.
Wrote How to Be a Junior Magician, It Must Be Mindreading (1949, 57pp), You, Too, Can Read Minds (1968, 63pp), Magic Digest: Fun Magic For Everyone (1972, 288pp), Dynamite Mentalism (1979, 28pp), Overcoming Magical Hazards (1980), George Anderson's Lecture Notebook (1980, 35pp), etc.