Katie (Little Katie) at Cole Brothers Circus

† Katie (Little Katie)
ID Number:
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀, unknown maybe about years old (estimated age)
Dead date: 1940-02-21
Death reason: accident: fire
Location:Cole Brothers Circus
ArrivedCole Brothers Circus 1936-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1935-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1935-00-00
from E. K. Fernandez Circus
E. K. Fernandez Circus 1935-00-00
from Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus
Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers Circus 1935-00-00
from Cole Brothers Circus
Cole Brothers Circus 1934-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1932-00-00
from Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan)
Robbins Brothers Circus (Fred Buchanan) 1925-00-00
from William P Hall Animal Farm
William P Hall Animal Farm 1923-00-00
from Firma Ruhe (Tierhandelsfirma Ruhe)
Born: wild
Document updated2010-09-25
Leased to Gentry Bros. Circus 1930. Died in fire at Cole Bros. winter quarters in Rochester, Indiana.

Records about Katie (Little Katie) from Bob Cline
KATIE ( Big )
Female Asian 1923 - one of 8 elephants delivered to Wm.P.Hall (along with Albert, Don, Jenny, Babe, Trilby, Mary, & Sidney )
1925 to 1931 - Robbins Bros. Circus 1930 - 15 years old
Sold Feb.6,1932 by W.P.Hall
1934 - Bought by Jess Adkins and Zack Terrell for the Chicago World's Fair
1935- Cole Bros. - Clyde Beatty Circus stayed in Winterquarters
1935 was leased to Edward Fernandez Circus in Honolulu, Hawaii for 10 weeks.
1936 to 1940 - Cole Bros. Circus
Died in winterquarters fire Feb.20,1940 with another elephant named Ding

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