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Arthur Pope

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Arthur Pope

Cover of MUM (April, 1968)
BornArthur Milton Pope
February 2, 1882
Vincennes, Indiana
DiedFebruary 17, 1974 (age 92)
Chicago, Illinois

Arthur Pope was "Dean" of the Chicago local SAM Assembly.[1]

Pope began performing when he was 15 and kept at it until about a year before his death at the age of 92.[2]

In 1959 Pope captured the S.A.M. Trophy and also won nine Certificates Of Merit for outstanding acts, and five times was the winner of first prize on Originality Nights.[3]

His original poem "My Magic Wand and I" was published in the Genii Magazine in their Christmas edition of 1939.


  1. Arthur Milton Pope, MUM, August 1965
  2. MUM, June 1974
  3. magician-of-the-month, MUM, APRIL, 1968