(USA: 1896 - 3rd February 1981)
Inspired around age 9. Pro cardman. Stage name Harry Valcarte. Invented "Val Evans Rising Cards" and "Optegramma" = Chinese Compass (1945). Wrote Patter, Gags and Bits of Business for Magicians (26pp); Stacks and Stacks of Cards (1941, 35pp). Tricks in Jinx. Lived in Peabody, Massachusetts.