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A. F. Bowen

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A. F. Bowen
BornArthur Finn Bowen
May 16, 1871
Blackstone, Virginia
DiedNovember 3, 1942 (age 71)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Resting placeOakwood Cemetery in Raleigh

A. F. Bowen (1871-1942) of Raleigh, North Carolina was a member of IBM (No. 307) and SAM (No. 976)[1] [2] [3] [4]


He wrote articles for Thayer's Magical Bulletin including the column "Comment, Reminiscencies, and Conjuring for Entertainment".

His trick with with a prearranged pack was included in The Lost Notebooks of John Northern Hilliard (2001).


  • A Lesson in Magic
  • My Coin Combination Cagliastro and Cornelius.


  1. Linking Ring, February 1940
  2. MUM, June, 1922