Franzen Brothers Circus in United States

Franzen Brothers Circus
Typecircus
Founded1975
First elephant1974
Stopped elephants1997
Closed down1997
AddressRt. 1, Box 173
PlaceAmherst Junction, Wisconsin
CountryUnited States

In 1974, at the age of 27, quit his job, pooled his entire life savings and bought a two-ton Asian elephant. One year later he founded Franzen Brothers Circus.

Wayne Franzen was killed on May 7, 1997, by a tiger during the show.

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