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James, Stewart1908 - 1996 (b. May 14, 1908 - d. November 5, 1996) IBM #585, Order of Merlin Excelsior, member since - Lived in same home "Aberystwyth"since 1917 except- three years during WWII when he presented magic to After the war, Stewart returned and cared for his - invalid mother until her death at 97 in 1972. From 1956 - 1977, Stewart delivered mail in the Courtright area. He never married. Stewart James has been recognized as one of the greatest creative forces in magic. He originated hundreds of tricks, most published in magazine and books or released as marketed items. Allan Slaight recently released "The James Files", A four volume set of many unpublished, Stewart James original effects.
Johnson, Rene (Irene)(See Lorraine, Rene)
Johnson, Sidney Richard(see Lorraine, Sid)
Jones, Aaron1975 r.Victoria British Columbia All around magician performing stage/close-up/trade/escape and 1990 Victoria’s Young Magician of the Year, and Victoria’s Comedy Magician of the Year in 1996. Toured much of Canada and recently, Japan
Jury, Russell aprox 1896 - 1919 a.k.a. - JUREINA or J.R. Jureina Born - Believed to be Charlottetown P.E.I. Brother - G. Horace Jury (also Jureina's manager) Member - M.M.O.A. Society Of Magicians Graduate - Chicago School of Magic ***Please note*** This listing is a work in progress thanks to Gerald Jury, Jureina's nephew. Gerald has sent some photos and a poster of JUREINA THE GREAT RENOWNED MAGICIAN AND HAND-CUFF From what we understand so far, Jureina (Russell Jury), was a popular Canadian magician at the turn of The poster Gerald provided has performances for 4 weeks in Montreal, 4 weeks in Toronto, 3 weeks in Winnipeg and 3 weeks in Vancouver. The photos we have of Jureina as a child indicate they were taken in Charlottetown P.E.I.. We are currently working with Gerald to get more information about this unique performer and as information becomes available, I will update this listing. Perle, (Jureina's sister) understood that Jureina went on the road in his mid 20's when he died with the bad flu of 1919 (during the plague). There was a scrap book with press clippings and Theatre owner letters of thanks which has gone missing.***
Jureina, J.R.(See Jury, Russell)