Margie an Asian elephant at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus

 ☨ ♀ Margie  



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 25 years old
Born:* 1954 wild
Birth place:
Dead date: 1979-06-08
Death reason: disease: salmonella poisoning
Present / last location:Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1978-00-00Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus
from Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz)
Clyde Brothers Circus (Howard Suesz) 1969-00-00
from Paul Kelly
Paul Kelly 1968-00-00
from James E. Strates Carnival
James E. Strates Carnival 1956-00-00
from Maleys 3 Ring Circus
Maleys 3 Ring Circus
from King Brothers Circus
King Brothers Circus 1947-00-00
from Rimberg & Fox (Harry Rimberg and Jack Fox)

Document updated2012-06-06: New elephant RE
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† Margie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant, (Elephas maximus), who died at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus, in United States, of disease in 1979-06-08. Official death reason described as salmonella poisoning. (see detailed list).


Margie was born wild 1954. and imported 1955

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Records about Margie from Bob Cline
Margie, Female Asian1947 - Harry Rimberg
1947 to 1951 - King Bros. Circus
1952 to 1953 - King Bros. and Cristiani Circus
1954 - King Bros. Circus
1955 - King Bros.- Cole Bros. Circus
1956 - King Bros. Circus
1956 - Maley's 3 Ring Circus
1956 to 1967 - James E. Strates Carnival
1968 - Paul Kelly Farm in Peru, IN.
1969 to 1978 - Clyde Bros. Circus
1979 - Carden-Johnson Circus
Died - June 8, 1979 of Salmonella food poisoning

Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Margie, an Asian elephant at Clyde Brothers-Carden-Johnson Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 12 April 2021 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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