George "Slim" Lewis

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George "Slim" Lewis
George  Lewis
Photo: Woodland Park Zoo, Knudson family
Personal details
Country United States

Locations
Title animal trainer 1953-1954
Location at Oklahoma City Zoo in United States

Title owner -
Location at George ”Slim” Lewiss elephants in United States

Relevant literature
Biography details

George Washington Lewis , circus elephant trainer in United States

Born ? in United States in United States .

Owner of 1 elephants

1: Tusko (Ned) (owner from 1931 to 1932)


Affiliation with 1 elephants

1: Judy (from 1953 to 1954)


1931: In his book, Slim wrote: "I heard that Tusko had been sold by Al G. Barnes to a walkathon promoter on the West Coast. The promoter had gone broke and Tusko was stranded in Salem, Oregon." //George "Slim" Lewis

1953-1954: "This is "Judy" and "Bab-bo" the chimp I trained for the Oklahoma City Zoo and presented in 1953-54." //George "Slim" Lewis

Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2024). elephant trainer George Washington Lewis in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 24 July 2024 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=2874. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:


Selected publications
  • Lewis, George: I Loved Rogues: The Life of an Elephant Tramp, first ed. 1955, Superior Publishing Company; (January 1, 1978), ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 087564954
  • Lewis, George: The Ape I Knew, Literary Licensing, LLC (July 27, 2013), ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1258776626

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