(Vivian, Louisiana: 19th March 1938 – 30th August 2008)
Moved to Borger, Texas, at age 5. Inspired at age c17 seeing magic at high school show. Learned from books. Insurance sales rep in Borger. Since late 1950s a close student of Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller, and Faucett Ross. Semi-pro close-up, platform and stage magician. Wrote In Concert (288pp). 2 videos (1985), video segment (1988). Tricks in Gen, Epilogue, Richard's Almanac, Genii, Magic, Ammar's Encore III, and Magic Menu. See Jay Evans, The Lecture Notes of Roger Klause (1982, 14pp).