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Charles O. Schoke

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Charles O. Schoke
BornCharles O. Schoke
DiedAugust 9, 1967

Charles "Chic" Schoke (?-1967), an insurance agent by profession, was well known to magicians in Chicago and served as President of the Society of American Magicians (1956-57).[1]


Schoke would host and be a guide to many magicians visiting the city of Chicago. His trick the Hippity Hop Aces appeared in Volume 5 of the Tarbell Course in Magic and was a favorite of Dai Vernon. Charles O. "Chick" Schoke died in 1976. (Reference the SSDI). He was born about 1896.

He carried I.B.M.] No. 8600 and was a member of the Order of Merlin. He was a member of The Harlan Tarbell Ring 43 the SAM Assembly 3.[2]


  1. Obit, MUM, October 1967
  2. Obit, Linking Ring, October 1967