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'''IBM Ring 1''' is the St. Louis Missouri chapter  of the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]].
 
'''IBM Ring 1''' is the St. Louis Missouri chapter  of the [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]].
  
Originally began as the "St. Louis Magic Club" with [[Andrew Buel]] as one of the founding members. It later formed into an [[Society of American Magicians]] Assembly. When this Assembly was disbanded he formed the "St. Louis Society of Magicians".  
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Originally began as the "St. Louis Magic Club" with [[Andrew Buel]] as one of the founding members. It was  later formed into a [[Society of American Magicians]] Assembly. When this Assembly was disbanded he formed the "[[St. Louis Society of Magicians]]".  
  
In 1927, Buel created the idea of rings and wrote President [[W.W. Durbin]] for permission to form Ring One.  
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In 1927, Buel created the idea of the assemblies being called rings (based upon the idea of linking rings) at a convention & President [[W.W. Durbin]] gave him permission to form the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring One in St. Louis.  
  
== Presidents ==
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The [[Midwest Magic Jubilee]] is held each year in St. Louis. Started in 1956 and shared with Kansas City the Jubliee has grown every year. It was noted as Dia Vernon's favorite convention.
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The book about the Ring One presidents and other famous St. Louis magicians, [[History of Magic in St. Louis]], was written by [[Don Rataj]] in 2011.
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== St. Louis past Ring One Presidents ==
 
* 1927 to 1936 Andrew Buel
 
* 1927 to 1936 Andrew Buel
 
* 1937 [[Louis Vizard]]
 
* 1937 [[Louis Vizard]]
 
* 1938 Dr. [[Charlton F. Chute]]
 
* 1938 Dr. [[Charlton F. Chute]]
 
* 1939 W. U. James
 
* 1939 W. U. James
* 1939 Ben Bradley
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* 1939 [[Ben Badley]]
* 1940 P.T. Little
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* 1940 P. T. Little
 
* 1941 [[Forrest Hendricks]]
 
* 1941 [[Forrest Hendricks]]
 
* 1942 Merlin Eifert
 
* 1942 Merlin Eifert
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* 1948 [[Sidney Weaver]]
 
* 1948 [[Sidney Weaver]]
 
* 1949 [[Milton Ross]]
 
* 1949 [[Milton Ross]]
* 1950 [[Joe Shertz]]
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* 1950 [[Joe Shertz]] Darnell
 
* 1951-1952 [[Father Paul Lloyd]]
 
* 1951-1952 [[Father Paul Lloyd]]
 
* 1953 [[Bev Taylor]]
 
* 1953 [[Bev Taylor]]
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* 1970 Rev. [[Paul Zipfel]]
 
* 1970 Rev. [[Paul Zipfel]]
 
* 1971-1972 [[Dennis Galegher]]
 
* 1971-1972 [[Dennis Galegher]]
* 1973 [[Bob Paper]]
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* 1973 [[Bob Piper]]
 
* 1974 Dr. Dave Menton
 
* 1974 Dr. Dave Menton
 
* 1975 Robert Feleps
 
* 1975 Robert Feleps
* 1976-1977 [[Gene Devoe]]
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* 1976-1977 [[Gene Devoe]] Zimmerman
 
* 1978 [[Bob Cernicek]]
 
* 1978 [[Bob Cernicek]]
 
* 1979-1980 [[Jim Nagel]] (IBM International President)
 
* 1979-1980 [[Jim Nagel]] (IBM International President)
 
* 1981 Larry Corona
 
* 1981 Larry Corona
* 1982 Bev Taylor
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* 1982 [[Webb Taylor]]
 
* 1983 Dave Snetsinger
 
* 1983 Dave Snetsinger
 
* 1984 Conrad Dunn
 
* 1984 Conrad Dunn
 
* 1985-1986 Steve Zuehlke (Shields)
 
* 1985-1986 Steve Zuehlke (Shields)
 
* 1987 Barry Silverman
 
* 1987 Barry Silverman
* 1988 Laurence "Chuck" Levy
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* 1988 [[Chuck Levy|Laurence "Chuck" Levy]]
* 1989 Rick Neiswonger
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* 1989 [[Rick Neiswonger]]
* 1990 Roger Linden (Egar)
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* 1990 [[Roger Linden]] (Egar)
* 1991 Steve Causey
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* 1991 [[Steve Causey]]
* 1992 Steve Zuehlke
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* 1992 Steve Zuehlke (Shields)
 
* 1993 Dave Snetsinger
 
* 1993 Dave Snetsinger
* 1994 Steve Levit
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* 1994 [[Steve Levit]]
* 1995 [[Don Rataj]] (Ring One Historian)
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* 1995 [[Don Rataj]] (Ring One Historian and writer)
* 1996 Dr. Robert Kenny
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* 1996 [[Dr. Robert Kenny]]
* 1997-1998 Randy Kalin (St. Louis Ronald McDonald)
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* 1997-1998 [[Randy Kalin]] (St. Louis Ronald McDonald)
* 1999 Keith Nagy (Joeff)
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* 1999 [[Keith Nagy]] (Joeff)
 
* 2000 Greg Green
 
* 2000 Greg Green
* 2001-2002 Ray Belz
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* 2001-2002 Ray Belz (Raymondo)
 
* 2003-2004 Keith Smith
 
* 2003-2004 Keith Smith
* 2005 Terry Richison
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* 2005 [[Terry Richison]]
 
* 2006-2008 Ted Schnarre
 
* 2006-2008 Ted Schnarre
* 2009 Josh Routh
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* 2009 [[Josh Routh]]
* 2010 Steve Barcellona
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* 2010 [[Steve Barcellona]]
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* 2011 [[Terry Richison]]
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* 2012 Terry Richison
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* "Brief history of Ring No. 1" By Andrew H. Buel, [[Linking Ring]], June 1939,  page 337  
 
* "Brief history of Ring No. 1" By Andrew H. Buel, [[Linking Ring]], June 1939,  page 337  
 
* "History of Ring No.1" by Buel, Linking Ring, March 1942, page 48.
 
* "History of Ring No.1" by Buel, Linking Ring, March 1942, page 48.
 
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* "[[The History of Magic in St. Louis]]" by [[Don Rataj]] (2011).
  
 
[[Category:Magic Organizations]]
 
[[Category:Magic Organizations]]

Latest revision as of 12:57, 2 August 2014

IBM Ring 1 is the St. Louis Missouri chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Originally began as the "St. Louis Magic Club" with Andrew Buel as one of the founding members. It was later formed into a Society of American Magicians Assembly. When this Assembly was disbanded he formed the "St. Louis Society of Magicians".

In 1927, Buel created the idea of the assemblies being called rings (based upon the idea of linking rings) at a convention & President W.W. Durbin gave him permission to form the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring One in St. Louis.

The Midwest Magic Jubilee is held each year in St. Louis. Started in 1956 and shared with Kansas City the Jubliee has grown every year. It was noted as Dia Vernon's favorite convention.

The book about the Ring One presidents and other famous St. Louis magicians, History of Magic in St. Louis, was written by Don Rataj in 2011.

St. Louis past Ring One Presidents

References