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P. Howard Lyons

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P. Howard Lyons
BornPhilip Howard Lyons
June 23, 1928
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
DiedSeptember 25, 1987 (age 59)

P. Howard Lyons (1928 - 1987), from Toronto, Canada, was editor of Ibidem, a notable magic periodical which ran erratically from 1955 to 1979.


Lyons, an accountant who worked as a Director at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, was also co-producer, with Bob Weill, of the "Ibidem Events" Convention held annually at Niagara-on-the-Lake.



  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 29, No. 6, August 1949, HOWARD LYONS, page 67
  • Ibidem Vol. 1, Pre-Apa, November 1954, page 19
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 68, No. 1, January 1988, In Memoriam by BRUCE POSTGATE, page 107
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 68, No. 9, September 1988, HOWARD LYONS MEMORIAL Hocus Pocus Parade by PHIL WILLMARTH, page 78
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 69, No. 3, March 1989, Lyons Memorial, page 101