Frank Dailey Playing Cards
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Ephemera, Memorbilia
Memorbilia, Ephemera 
Frank Dailey issued this double deck of playiong cards when he became National President of the SAM in 1983

Frank W. Dailey (1919-2012), a lawyer and amateur magician, served as National President of the Society of American Magicians from 1983 to 1984.

Dailey graduated from Duke University and served in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he worked as an attorney for insurance companies. When Indianapolis Assembly 31 was reorganized in 1975, Dailey was elected Chaplain and worked his way up to National President in 1983.

He had a working library including histories of magic and biographies of magicians and was a member of the Magic Collectors Association He wrote many papers and gave talks at the MCA conventions. [1]

Frank continued to serve magic and the Society until his death.[2]

His wife Margaret Dailey(1919-2003) also served as National President with the distinction of being the first female President of the Society.

↑ Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 73, No. 3, August 1983, Frank W. Dailey, Magician of the Month, by John U. Zweers, page 11
The Linking Ring, Vol. 92, No. 5, May 2012, Broken Wand, Frank W. Dailey, page 108
M-U-M, Vol. 101, No. 12, May 2012, Broken Wands, Frank Dailey, November 7, 1919 – March 21, 2012, by Tom Ewing, page 25 Frank Walter Dailey, lawyer Frank W. Dailey Obituary
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Location Magic Library (Home)
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor