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 T. Nelson “King of Koins” Downs

T. Nelson “King of Koins” Downs

Original Name Tommy
Birth
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Death 11 Sep 1938 (aged 71)
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Burial Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 3841 · View Source
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Magician. He was the first and finest coin manipulator of the magic world. He shocked the entertainment world by publishing two "how to" books about magic. He was an admired friend of Harry Houdini. Later in life, he retired to Marshalltown, Iowa and opened a vaudeville house and movie theatre.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Nov 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3841
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for T. Nelson “King of Koins” Downs (16 Mar 1867–11 Sep 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3841, citing Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .