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Charles Arbuthnot III

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Charles Arbuthnot III

Yale graduation photo (1912)
BornSeptember 1,
1888 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DiedJanuary 2, 1951
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Resting placeHomewood Cemetery

Charles "Arb" Arbuthnot, III (1888-1951), who served as president of Pittsburgh S.A.M. Assembly No. 13, possessed a large magical library.


He graduated from Yale in 1912.[1] He first became interested in magic in 1939, mainly cards and ropes, and wrote articles for Genii, Linking Ring and The Jinx.[2][3][4]


  1. History ..., Yale University. Class of 1912
  2. My Best by Thompson, Jr., J.G. (1945)
  3. Pittsburgh Parade, Linking Ring, April 1947
  4. Obit, Linking Ring, Feb. 1951