The International Brotherhood of Magicians was founded in 1922.
The Eddie Clever Keystone Ring, Ring 20, was founded just six years later in 1928. It was one of the first magic clubs on the east coast. It was registered in the state of Pennsylvania in 1933, and incorporated in the state of PA in 1960 as a non profit organization with the purpose of furthering the art of magic.

  • Ray T. Campbell
  • John J. McKenna, Jr.
  • William L. Campbell J.
  • Harry Messersmith
  • Russell J. Charles
  • Stanley C. Schaller
  • William M. Endlich, D.D.S.
  • Charles W. Springer
  • Walter B. Hambright
  • D. Wilmot Troup
  • Charles J. Jones
  • William R. Wise

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The Society of American Magicians, founded on May 10, 1902 in Martinka's famous magic shop in New York City, New York, is the oldest and most prestigious magical society in the world. For over a century it has promoted the ideals shared by Kellar, Houdini, Thurston and over 30,000 others world-wide who have held membership in the society. These ideals include the elevation of the Art of Magic, the promotion of harmony among magicians, and the opposition of the unnecessary public exposure of magical effects.

The charter members of Assembly 110 were:

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