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Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at
Dailey Bros. Circus in United States

dead elephant ☨ ♀ Tillie  dead elephant



Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀
Born:* wild
Birth place: in Asia unspecified location
Dead: 1947
Death location: Dailey Bros. Circus Ft. Worth, Texas
Death reason: disease: uremic poisoning
Locations - owners
Present / last location:Dailey Bros. Circus, in United States

Date of arrival

1942-00-00Dailey Bros. Circus
from Adele Nelson Elephant Act

1928-00-00Adele Nelson Elephant Act
from Boston Harbour

1926-06-07Boston Harbour
from Port of Hamburg

1926-00-00Port of Hamburg
from Louis Reed

1926-00-00Louis Reed
from Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)

Carl Hagenbecks Tierpark (Stellingen)
from Port of Hamburg

Port of Hamburg
from Firma Carl Hagenbeck

Firma Carl Hagenbeck
from Asia unspecified location

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History of updates2021-09-15: updated location history

Latest document update2021-09-15 06:45:39
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† Tillie is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died 1947 at Dailey Bros. Circus, in United States, . Official death reason described as uremic poisoning.


Tillie was born wild at Asia unspecified location.

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1926: Brought to Boston in US from Hamburg by Louis Reed, most probably purchased from Carl Hagenbeck in Hamburg.

Records about Tillie from Bob Cline

Female Asian 1926 to 1942 - Adele Nelson Elephant Act
1937 - Jack Hoxie Circus
1943-Ben Davenport's Dailey Bros. Circus buys from Adele Nelson who is married to Louis Reed.
1943 to 1947 - Dailey Bros. Circus
Died Nov. 1947 at Ft. Worth, TX. died - 1947in Ft. Worth, Texas due to uremic poisoning
Bob Cline, author of the book "Americas elephants".
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Koehl, Dan, (2021). Tillie, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Dailey Bros. Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 29 May 2023 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=2767. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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