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Charles Zesch

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Charles Zesch
BornCharles W. Zesch
December 26, 1897
DiedJune 21, 1973 (age 75)
St. Louis, Missouri
Known forPresident of the IBM Ring One

Charles Zesch (1897-1973) served two terms as president of the IBM Ring One in St. Louis (1959 and 1968).[1][2]


He was still performing in 1972 for the club when he was awarded into the Order of Merlin for his 25 consecutive years of membership in the IBM.

His wife Norma was very active as a member of the St. Louis Magigals.[3]


  1. Obit, Linking Ring, February 1974
  3. History of Magic in St. Louis by Don Rataj 2011