|Born:||Houston, Texas, July 19, 1942|
Rockdale, Texas. Graduated Rockdale High School.
|Graduated:||North Texas State University, Denton, Texas with a BA in English. Paid for much of tuition by performing magic act at Six Flags Over Texas in nearby Arlington.|
|1965-1968:||Professional magician based in New York City.|
Astroworld, Houston, TX - Director of Live Shows 1968-70
Carowinds, Charlotte, NC - Operations Manager 1970-73
Magic Harbor, Myrtle Beach, SC - Director of Development 1974-75
Marriott’s Great America, Gurnee, IL and Santa Clara, CA - Live Shows Production Consultant 1976-80.
|1978-1990:||Owned and operated Panorama Productions Inc., an audiovisual production company in Charlotte, NC.|
|1990-1996:||Employed by Showtek Corporation, Arlington, Texas, scripting. producing, and directing shows for theme parks in Atlantic City, NJ, Las Vegas, NV, and Seoul, Korea.|
|1996-2000:||Writer and Associate Editor for MAGIC magazine.|
|2000-2005:||Editor of MAGIC magazine|
|2005-2008:||Editor of M-U-M magazine for the Society of American Magicians.|
|Author:||DEL RAY America’s Foremost (2010),
The Magical Life of Marshall Brodien (2007),
A Texan Trixter (1986).
|Family:||Lives in Henderson, Nevada with wife Cindy and son Charles|
Renowned illusion designer and inventor Jim Steinmeyer, who is recognized as one of the foremost chroniclers of magic history and culture, wrote a cover story on John Moehring for the February 2006 issue of Genii.
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