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Malcolm David Picton Gilroy

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Malcolm David Picton Gilroy
BornJanuary 3, 1903
Singapore
DiedJanuary 4, 1952 (age 49)
Singapore

Malcolm David Picton Gilroy(1903-1952) was founder and past-president of the Malayan Magic Circle and charter member of the I.B.M. Singapore Ring 115.

Biography

Gilroy was an expert card fanner, and all-round magician. He was highly regarded among the members of the Singapore Ring 115.

He was awarded a Gold Star of the Magicians Club (London) for the work he did in promoting magic in Malaya.[1]

He died as a result of being struck by lightning as he sought shelter under a hut in a rainstorm at a golf course, just a day before his 50th birthday. [2][3]

References

  1. Linking Ring, Nov 1938
  2. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, May 1952
  3. Abra, April, 1952