Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Albert at Ketrow Brothers Circus

 ☨ ♂ Albert  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ < 1, unknown age

People killed:1
Born:* wild
Birth place:
Death reason: disease: pneumonia
Present / last location:Ketrow Brothers Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1924-00-00Ketrow Brothers Circus
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1923-00-00
from Firma Ruhe

Document updated2012-10-16: picture
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† Albert is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Ketrow Brothers Circus, in United States, from disease . Official death reason described as pneumonia. (see detailed list).


Albert was born wild .

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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.

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Albert, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ketrow Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 4 August 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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