Charlie Ed at San Francisco Zoo

Male Asian elephant Charlie Ed at San Francisco Zoo

Charlie Ed being shot
† Charlie Ed
ID Number:   SSP Number: T2031 - 
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 27 years
Dead date: 1937-06-19
Death reason: euthanised: shot, agressive
Location:San Francisco Zoo
ArrivedSan Francisco Zoo 1936-03-16
from Baldwin Park
Baldwin Park 1934-00-00
from Al G. Barnes Circus
Al G. Barnes Circus 1934-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1931-00-00
from Sells-Floto Circus
Sells-Floto Circus 1922-00-00
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck
Born:1910 wild
Document updated2010-09-29: mankiller
2013-04-18: text

The North American Regional Studbook lists this elephant with a Temporary Studbook Number, lacking "supporting documentation to validate their identity."

Records about Charlie Ed from Bob Cline
CHARLEY-ED 1922 - arrives in the US from Hagenbeck Zoo in Germany
Male Asian 1922 to 1930 - Sells-Floto Circus
1931 to 1934 - Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1934 - starred in a movie " Clive of India"
1934 to 1935 - remained in Barnes Quarters
1936 - given to FleishbacKer Zoo
Killed Edward Brown June 16, 1936
Died - June 18, 1938 ( execution by gunshot )


Records about Charlie Ed from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
Charlie Ed" was named after Charles Edward "Chad" Ballard, son of Ed Ballard one of the co-owners of the American Circus Corporation
Williams Buckles Woodcock



1934: starred in a movie " Clive of India"

1937: Killed elephant keeper Ed Brown In San Fransisco Zoo


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