Julien J. Proskauer
(New York City, NY: 14th June 1893 - 18th December 1958).
Printer-businessman. Amateur magician since 1909 and psychic investigator. Aka "Psycho". SAM President 1935-36. Headed the splinter group from the SAM that founded the Magicians Guild of America in 1944. Published The New Conjurors' Magazine 1945-47.
Wrote Spook Crooks! (1932, 300pp); How'd ja do That? (1934, 92pp), a piracy of Johnston and Sterling's Modern Card Miracles (1919); Suckers All! (1934, 318pp); Puzzles for Everyone (191pp); and The Dead Do Not Talk (1946, 198pp, ghosted by Walter B. Gibson). Articles in Sphinx and The New Conjurors' Magazine and tricks in Genii.
Coauthors: Walter Gibson