(Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA: - 18th March, 1971)
Enlisted in WWI in 1917. Pro magician (aka "Sandu") to pro ventriloquist. Column (as "Thor") in Thayer's Magical Bulletin in 1920s. In 1934 founded the Abbott Get-Togethers in Colon, Mich. Wrote Secrets of Sandu (1933, 22pp) and Sandu Writes Again (1934). Invented Polka Dot Paint (by 1953).
(Photo shows Paul and Trudy Stadelman.)