Thomas Downs

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Birthday
16, 1867
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Sep 11, 1938 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1867
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Sep 11, 1938 (71)

About

Former magician who is most remembered for his coin tricks and stage name The King of Koins.

Before Fame

He was a completely self-taught magician, and took no classes or apprenticeships to finesse his abilities.

Trivia

The Historical Society of Marshall County once featured an exhibition of him and his work in its museum.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Associated With

He became close friends with fellow magician Harry Houdini.