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Charles O. Schoke

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Charles O. Schoke
BornCharles O. Schoke
DiedAugust 9, 1976

Charles "Chic" Schoke (about 1897-1976), 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.

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 1976