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Clarence T. Hubbard

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Clarence T. Hubbard
BornJune 2, 1894
Hartford, Connecticut
DiedJanuary 1, 1973 (age 78)
Hartford, Connecticut

Clarence T. Hubbard (1894-1973) was a writer and magician in the Hartford, Connecticut area.

Biography

Hubbard took up magic in 1905[1] as a hobby. He was associated with the Aetna Life Assurance Co. in Hartford and was Assistant to the Vice President of that company.[2]

He was a member of the team of Ring and Hubbard (with Philip. N. Ring) providing entertainment for groups in and around Hartford, Conn. After Ring moved out of the area, he started doing lyceum and club work starting around 1912.

As a writer, some of his articles on magic appeared in the Scientific American, American Boy and other popular journals. He also contributed many routines to Sphinx (where he also wrote a column),Conjuring Record, Linking Ring and Edwards Monthly.

He died in his home in 1973.[3][4][5]

Bibliography

Articles about magic for general public

  • Antique News, July 1963
  • Insurance Advocate, June 1963
  • National Humane Review, January - February 1969
  • Drug Topics, July 1967;
  • Hartford (Conn.) Courant, July 1963 and June 1964;
  • Tile and Till. May-June 1962;
  • Coins Magazine, December 1962.

Books

  • A New Book (1929) - containing wise cracks, stories & patter suggestions

References

  1. The Conjuring Record, Vol. 1, No. 7, September 1913, page 1
  2. Linking Ring, April 1970 page 51
  3. June, 1973 Magic Circular Vol. 67 page 215
  4. http://www.ancientfaces.com/person/clarence-hubbard/7783541
  5. http://www.death-record.com/l/94767995/Clarence-Hubbard