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Jack Barrows (? - 2007),born in South Bend, Indiana, was a magic author, editor, shop owner and demonstrator.
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'''Jack Barrows''' (1935-2007), born in South Bend, Indiana, was a magic author, editor, shop owner and demonstrator.
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Following his service in the U.S. Navy, Barrows, while a lab assistant for Elkhart Foam Products, opened a magic shop in Elkhart, Indiana called The Square Circle around 1970
  
Following his service in the U.S. Navy, Barrows opened a magic shop in Elkhart, Indiana called The Square Circle around 1970 while also a lab assistant for Elkhart Foam Products, a division of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
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He was a President of [[Magical Youths International]] (M.Y.I), served as a National Deputy to [[S.A.M.]] as well as its Regional Vice-President for Central Plains states. Barrows  formed the S.A.M. Assembly No. 87 in Elkhart, Indiana and served as it's President.
 
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He was a President of Magical Youths International (M.Y.I), served as a National Deputy to [[S.A.M.]] as well as its Regional Vice-President for Central Plains
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states. Barrows  formed the S.A.M. Assembly No. 87 in Elkhart, Indiana and served as it's President.
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Barrows published two magazines for younger magicians [[The Magician (Barrows)]] and [[The Magician Again]] in the 1970s.
 
Barrows published two magazines for younger magicians [[The Magician (Barrows)]] and [[The Magician Again]] in the 1970s.
  
He later moved to Colon Michigan to worked at [[Abbott's]] as chief salesman/demonstrator in their showroom. In 2004, me started working for FAB Magic (also in Colon).
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He later moved to Colon Michigan to worked at [[Abbott's]] as chief salesman/demonstrator in their showroom. In 2004, me started working for FAB Magic (also in Colon).<ref>Cover, [[New Tops]], December 1974.</ref><ref>http://www.digikron.com/thom/wc96/wc96_120.htm</ref>
  
It was on the cover of [[New Tops]], December 1974.
 
  
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
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* An Introduction to Magic (1976)
 
* An Introduction to Magic (1976)
 
* Magic Won (1979) (Second edition of An Introduction to Magic)
 
* Magic Won (1979) (Second edition of An Introduction to Magic)
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== References ==
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[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
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Revision as of 05:10, 31 March 2012

Jack Barrows (1935-2007), born in South Bend, Indiana, was a magic author, editor, shop owner and demonstrator.

Jack Barrows
BornRalph J Barrows
February 20, 1935
South Bend, Indiana
DiedJune 26, 2007 (age 72)
Colon, Michigan
Resting placeLakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan

Following his service in the U.S. Navy, Barrows, while a lab assistant for Elkhart Foam Products, opened a magic shop in Elkhart, Indiana called The Square Circle around 1970

He was a President of Magical Youths International (M.Y.I), served as a National Deputy to S.A.M. as well as its Regional Vice-President for Central Plains states. Barrows formed the S.A.M. Assembly No. 87 in Elkhart, Indiana and served as it's President.

Barrows published two magazines for younger magicians The Magician (Barrows) and The Magician Again in the 1970s.

He later moved to Colon Michigan to worked at Abbott's as chief salesman/demonstrator in their showroom. In 2004, me started working for FAB Magic (also in Colon).[1][2]


Books

  • Day One (1975)
  • An Introduction to Magic (1976)
  • Magic Won (1979) (Second edition of An Introduction to Magic)

References

  1. Cover, New Tops, December 1974.
  2. http://www.digikron.com/thom/wc96/wc96_120.htm
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