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Jack Barrows

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

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.

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).

It was on the cover of New Tops, December 1974.


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