(Canada: 16th September 1911 - 27th April 1992)
Aka "The Canadian Funatic". Learned in the 1930s from books (including Erdnase) and working carnivals, fairs, and streets. Invented Trilby Deck (1949) and Stinger Kliptrik monte trick (1950). Wrote Svengali Subtleties (1948, 19pp) and Stooging Around (1949, 34pp). Moved to Britain.
In 1953 co-founded (with Harry Baron) The Kaymar Magic Company in Billericay, Essex County, England, where he worked briefly. Moved back to Canada and then around 1956 on to Australia where he ran a travelling magic pitch stand in Sydney for several years until retired, leaving the business to Rod Junor.