Jack Birnman

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'''Jack Birnman''' (1920-1997), a salesman for a large glass company, was an amateur magician known for his original card magic and sleights.
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Birnman became interested in magic at about age 12 when he got a [[Mysto Magic Set]] from a  cousin. Soon after his family moved to Washington, D.C.
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He was also devoted to composing checker problems. In 1975, he represented America in the World Championship Stroke Composition Checker Tournament and tied for first place.
  
 
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Revision as of 15:59, 23 October 2012

Jack S. Birnman
BornMay 6, 1920
Brooklyn, New York
DiedMay 6, 1997 (age 77)
Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Springs, Maryland

Jack Birnman (1920-1997), a salesman for a large glass company, was an amateur magician known for his original card magic and sleights.

Birnman became interested in magic at about age 12 when he got a Mysto Magic Set from a cousin. Soon after his family moved to Washington, D.C.

He was also devoted to composing checker problems. In 1975, he represented America in the World Championship Stroke Composition Checker Tournament and tied for first place.

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