Albert at Ketrow Brothers Circus

Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) Albert at Ketrow Brothers Circus

† Albert
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Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date:
Death reason: disease: pneumonia
People killed:1
Location:Ketrow Brothers Circus
ArrivedKetrow Brothers Circus 1924-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1923-00-00
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born: wild
Document updated2012-10-16: picture
During the 1924 season Benjamin C. Davenport was with William Peters (Ketrow) on what was the first tour of the Ketrow Bros. Circus. Ketrow bought an elephant from the Hall farm and after the elephant man left Davenport took over the bull.

Records about Albert from Bob Cline
Male Asian 1923 - arrives from the Pacific coast with Don, Katie, Jennie, Babe, Trilby, Mary, & Sidney
1924 - Wm. P. Hall leaaes to William Peters for $2000.00
1924 - Hall sold to William Ketrow.
1925 - Ketrow Bros. Circus
same year - killed a man in Belle Center, Ohio
Died - ???? Of Pnuemonia while still owned by Wm. Ketrow.

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