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Charles Ruben

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Charles Ruben
BornCharles Joshua Ruben
July 4, 1908
Duluth, Minnesota
DiedDecember 24, 1988 (age 80)
Charles Ruben (1908-1988) was a part time professional magician specializing in Linking Rings and handcuff escapes.


Ruben was a member of the I.M.C. and I.S.J.M.[1]

In the 1940s, he found a job working for the Federal Government as a fingerprint expert.[2]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, July, 1935
  2. Sphinx, November, 1942
  • Genii Vol. 52, Nr. 3, September 1988, Obituary Charles Joshua Ruben, page 187