Wilhelmina (Willy) an Asian elephant at Wallace and Clark Circus

☨ Wilhelmina (Willy)
ID nr:
Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Female ♀
Dead date: 1951-12-00
Death reason: disease: stroke which was brought about by her old age
Location:Wallace and Clark Circus
ArrivalWallace and Clark Circus 1951-00-00
from Bud E. Anderson Circus
Bud E. Anderson Circus 1950-00-00
from Bible Brothers Circus
Bible Brothers Circus 1948-00-00
from Sello Brothers Circus
Sello Brothers Circus 1946-00-00
from Arthur Brothers Circus
Arthur Brothers Circus 1943-00-00
from Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel)
Jungleland Thousand Oaks animal farm (Louis Goebel) 1941-00-00
from Unknown
Unknown 1939-00-00
from Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus 1937-00-00
from Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 1919-00-00
from Ringling Brothers Circus
Born:* wild
Document updated2010-10-01: 
This elephant MAY eventually be the same as Wilhelmina in 1902 worked by Samuel Lockhart:

"Otto Floto Dog & Pony Show had elephants in 1902. They hired the Samuel Lockhart elephant act "Haddie", Wilhelmina", "Trilby" and "Tom Tom".
"
Willams Buckles Woodcock

This elephant may eventually be the same as Wilhelmina in 1902 worked by Samuel Lockhart:

"Wilhelmina" (Willy) was among the surplus elephants that wound up at Goebel's Lion Farm after the Hagenbeck-Wallace Show folded in 1938.
She was said to have been the last of the Lockhart elephants.
Willams Buckles Woodcock

"In December, the show's elephant Wilhelmina, who was 75 years old and valued at $5,000 died in winterquarters. Her death was attributed to a stroke which was brought about by her old age. She had once been with Ringling. Her body was sent to a Little Rock rendering company."
Wallace & Clark Circus, 1951-1953, by Donald R. Carson and Douglas Lyon. Bandwagon, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar-Apr), 1965, pp. 20-23.

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Koehl, D., (2020). Wilhelmina (Willy), an Asian at Wallace and Clark Circus in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 28 October 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=3078. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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