Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2018.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "Charles O. Schoke"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
(Biography)
 
(One intermediate revision by the same user not shown)
Line 6: Line 6:
 
| birth_name                = Charles O. Schoke
 
| birth_name                = Charles O. Schoke
 
| birth_day                =   
 
| birth_day                =   
| birth_year                =   
+
| birth_year                =  about 1897
 
| birth_place              =  
 
| birth_place              =  
 
| death_day                =  August 9,
 
| death_day                =  August 9,
| death_year                =  1967
+
| death_year                =  1976
 
| death_place              =  
 
| death_place              =  
 
| resting_place            =  
 
| resting_place            =  
Line 21: Line 21:
 
| misc                      =
 
| misc                      =
 
}}
 
}}
'''Charles "Chic" Schoke''' (?-1967), an insurance agent by profession, was well known to magicians in Chicago and served as President of the [[Society of American Magicians]] (1956-57).<ref>Obit, MUM, October 1967</ref>
+
'''Charles "Chic" Schoke''' (about 1897-1976), an insurance agent by profession, was well known to magicians in Chicago and served as President of the [[Society of American Magicians]] (1956-57).<ref>Obit, MUM, October 1967</ref>
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Schoke would host and be a guide to many magicians visiting the city of Chicago.  His trick the Hippity Hop Aces appeared in Volume 5 of the Tarbell Course in Magic and was a favorite of Dai Vernon.  Charles O. "Chick" Schoke died in 1976. (Reference the SSDI).  He was born about 1896.
+
Schoke would host and be a guide to many magicians visiting the city of Chicago.  His trick, the Hippity Hop Aces, appeared in Volume 5 of the Tarbell Course in Magic and was a favorite of Dai Vernon.
  
 
He carried [[I.B.M.]]] No. 8600 and was a member of the Order of Merlin. He was a member of The Harlan Tarbell Ring 43 the  
 
He carried [[I.B.M.]]] No. 8600 and was a member of the Order of Merlin. He was a member of The Harlan Tarbell Ring 43 the  
SAM Assembly 3.<ref>Obit, Linking Ring, October 1967</ref>
+
SAM Assembly 3.<ref>Obit, Linking Ring, October 1976</ref>
  
 
{{References}}
 
{{References}}
  
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Schoke,Charles}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Schoke,Charles}}

Latest revision as of 14:25, 19 October 2019

Charles O. Schoke
BornCharles O. Schoke
about 1897
DiedAugust 9, 1976

Charles "Chic" Schoke (about 1897-1976), an insurance agent by profession, was well known to magicians in Chicago and served as President of the Society of American Magicians (1956-57).[1]

Biography

Schoke would host and be a guide to many magicians visiting the city of Chicago. His trick, the Hippity Hop Aces, appeared in Volume 5 of the Tarbell Course in Magic and was a favorite of Dai Vernon.

He carried I.B.M.] No. 8600 and was a member of the Order of Merlin. He was a member of The Harlan Tarbell Ring 43 the SAM Assembly 3.[2]

References

  1. Obit, MUM, October 1967
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, October 1976