Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Ketrow Brothers Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♂ Albert  dead elephant



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

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

Date of arrival

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

1923-00-00William P Hall Animal Farm
from Firma Ruhe

Record history
History of updates2012-10-16: picture
2021-11-20: Born in Asia

Latest document update2021-11-20 19:01:06
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† Albert is a dead Male ♂ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Ketrow Brothers Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as pneumonia.


Albert was born wild at Asia unspecified location.

Comments / pictures

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.

Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2021). Albert, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Ketrow Brothers Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 July 2022 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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