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John B. Handy

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John B. Handy

Cover of Genii (1943)
DiedFebruary 26, 1949

John Bryant (Jack) Handy (? - February 26, 1949) was very active in the magic community. He was founder and president of the Hill City Magicos in Lynchburg, Virginia and served as president for the Tri-State Magician's Ass'n. He also served as National President of the Society of American Magicians (1943-44).


Handy bred miniature rabbits with his wife Ginnie at their estate, "Nolanus", in Lynchburg, Virginia. The house contained a magic theater, "The Whoop n'Holler Oprey House" (described in the October, 1943 issue of Linking Ring) and Handy's collection of historical magic.[1]


  1. Cover Genii 1943 April Jack and Ginnie Handy