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George Kaplan

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George Kaplan
BornGeorge Gilbert Kaplan
April 24, 1902
New York
DiedSeptember 1, 2001 (age 99)
Great Neck, Nassau County, NY
Resting placeInterment Cedar Park Cemetery
CategoriesBooks by George Kaplan

George Kaplan (1902 - 2001), a Certified Public Accountant, was a strong supporter of magic, serving as the dean of the Parent Assembly of the Society of American Magicians and was named their "Magician of the Year" in 1995.[1]


Kaplan was published in many magic magazines.[2]

He invented The Bombay Mystery Card Trick in 1944.



  1. By Thompson, Jr., J.G.. "My Best", 1945, p. 363
  2. Obit, MagicTimes News Archives