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Frank X. Chamberlin

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Frank X. Chamberlin
Borncirca 1877
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedMay 22, 1911 (age 33)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Frank X. Chamberlin was an ametuer magician, collector, artist and musician.

He devoted much time to the collecting and was the originator of the "Pippin" card trick, and the author of a small pamphlet of tricks entitled The Pocket Trickster. Many of his sketches appeared in the leading magazines in the United States.

He was a cellist and composed several selections for both piano and orchestra.

Chamberlin was a member of The Society of American Magicians and a Knight of the Brotherhood of Magicians, being member of the Metropolitan Local No. 2, of New York City.[1]

Chamberlin died at the young age if 34, soon after he was married.[2]


  • The Pocket Trickster (1910)


  1. Cover American Magician April 1910
  2. Obit American Magician June 1911