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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

Charles "Arb" Arbuthnot, III, 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