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Jack Lippincott

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Jack Lippincott
BornJohn Wright Lippincott
October 14, 1909
St. Louis, Missouri
DiedOctober 15, 1994 (age 85)

Jack Lippincott (1909-1994) was an amateur magician and the professor of psychology at Washington University in St. Louis.


He was a long time member of the IBM, and served as president of the St. Louis Ring One in 1946, and was a large part of the 18th annual IBM convention in St. Louis that year. Jack wrote various articles for the Linking Ring.[1][2]


He has been referred to as the creator of the Lippincott Box, but that was was most likely Mal Lippincott.


  1. IN MEMORIUM (lists date of death), Linking Ring, September, 1995
  2. History of Magic in St. Louis by Don Rataj (2011)