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Claude Pike

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Claude Pike

Cover of Sphinx (Nov. 1916)
BornClaude Wellington Pike
March 6, 1892
Vancouver, B.C.
DiedOctober 8, 1916 (age 24)
Somme, France
Resting placeSunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison, France

Claude Pike (1892-1916) was a pioneer member of the Society of Detroit Magicians and ventriloquist.


Pike was a graduate of the Windsor Collegiate and a star member of the Frontier basketball team.[1]

He died in Somme, France while serving in World War I with the Sixty-ninth Canadian Contingent.[2][3][4]


  1. Sphinx (Nov. 1916)