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Duncan Fletcher

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Duncan Fletcher
BornDuncan Johnston Brown Fletcher
April 11, 1922
Glasgow, Scotland
DiedJuly 17, 1995 (age 73)
Glasgow, Scotland

Dr. Duncan J.B. Fletcher (1922-1995), a medical professional, was President of the Scottish Conjurers Association for 30 years, and joined the Magic Circle in 1953 awarded Inner Magic Circle in 1976.


During five years' National Service he trained as an engineer. On leaving the Navy he returned to Glasgow and graduated from the University's Faculty of Medicine in 1952. He then joined the Public Health Department of Glasgow Corporation and was involved in the polimyelitis and tuberculosis campaigns. He was Deputy Superintendent at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Superintendent at Greenock. He ultimately became Unit Medical Officer in Western and Gartnavel hospitals and sat on the Management Committee of the General Council of Glasgow University.[1]


  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 56, No. 1, January 1976, OUR COVER, DR. DUNCAN FLETCHER by Wm. G. Stickland, page 49
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 89, No. 958, September 1995, Obituary, DUNCAN J.B. FLETCHER, MIMC by Eddie Dawes, page 166
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 75, No. 10, October 1995, Our Side Of The Pond, by Elizabeth Warlock, page 135, Broken Wands DR. DUNCAN J.B. FLETCHER, page 140
  • Genii Magazine, Vol. 59, No. 1, November 1995, Obituaries, Duncan J.B. Fletcher, page 71