Lightner The Wizard - Throw Out Card
6
 (1920)
In Collection
#1164
10*
Magic
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
Lightner The Wizard Throw Card ( c. 1920's )

Lightner The Wizard Throw Out Card - c.1920's. This Is A Really Rare One To Find And Is In Mint Clean Condition!

Throwout Card for Lightner The Wizard, with text below photo, "America's Leading Magician. Can you count the dice on the back of this card?" Back of the throwout card is a blue DeLand Optical Illusion of stacked dice, with SAM logo and magic symbols. Tiny text on bottom border: "Copyright 1907, by Theodore L. DeLand, Jr."
Product Details
Extras Rare
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Joe Lightner
From MagicPedia
Joe Lightner
Born Joseph G. Lightner
April 1, 1884
Napoleon, Missouri
Died July 31, 1946
Odessa, Missouri


Joe Lightner performed on the Chautauqua and Redpath circuits as "Lightner, the Wizard" beginning in 1904.

A member of the I.B.M. and I.M.C. he had retired by 1932 (getting into politics) and was living in Odessa, Mo.[1]

Lightner served at one time as president of the International Magic Circle and edited The Seven Circles in 1934. He was also one of the owners and a member of the board of directors of The Sphinx.[2]

Lightner served ten consecutive terms as mayor of Odessa and was elected senator in 1940.

References
1.? Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, October, 1932
2.? Obit, Linking Ring, September, 1946