(20th August 1884 - 3rd July 1949)
Born in Boston, Massachusetts. Stage name of William Holden Maxwell, of Scottish parents. Inspired as youth seeing school magic show in Glasgow where his parents had moved. Self-taught. Returned to USA. Pro magician and shadowist. Worked with assistant-wife as 'Holden and Graham'. In 1929 left stage to become a magic dealer (Max Holden Magic Shop) in New York City.