Robert Bradshaw “Bob” Hurt

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Robert Bradshaw “Bob” Hurt

Death 2 Sep 1979 (aged 73)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Thorntown, Boone County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 93821516 · View Source
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Magician. Robert Bradshaw Hurt is the namesake for the International Brotherhood of Magician's Ring 219 of Lafayette, Indiana. He and his wife, Velma were charter members in the ring. He toured under the name Bradshaw the Magician and Bob Hurt, Clown Magician. He was elected International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians in 1972. He also served in several elected positions at the state level.
He became interested in magic during the early 1900's while watching the medicine shows and traveling chautauqua performers. During the height of his performing, he did three to four shows a day, including public performances and school assemblies. He and his wife also operated a pet store in downtown Lafayette, IN for over 25 years.

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  • Created by: Greg Bradshaw
  • Added: 18 Jul 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 93821516
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Bradshaw “Bob” Hurt (29 Sep 1905–2 Sep 1979), Find a Grave Memorial no. 93821516, citing Maple Lawn Cemetery, Thorntown, Boone County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Greg Bradshaw (contributor 47805698) .