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Dr. Howard B. Kayton

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Dr. Howard B. Kayton
November 26, 1890
DiedMarch 26, 1952 (age 61)
Queens Village,New York

Dr. Howard B. Kayton was the inventor of Soft Soap.

He learned magic while a student in medical college. After World War I, Dr. Kayton became very active in the "Magischer Zirkel". Was an author of many articles which appeared in Magie until Hitler came into power. He came to the United States in 1939 and became a naturalized citizen.

Through his efforts, much of Hofzinser's apparatus passed into American private collections.[1][2]

He joined the I.B.M., as member No. 997.[3]


  1. Abracadabra, April 5, 1952
  2. By Thompson, Jr., J.G.. "My Best", 1945, p. 365
  3. Genii 1943 March