Sparks Circus in United States

Sparks Circus


Typecircus
OwnerCharlie Sparks
Opened for public
Number of species
Closed down1932
CountryUnited States

Head keepers
of elephants
?-1923: Louis Reed
1924-1931: Walter Mclain, Elephant superintendent
Litterature

Walter Mclain started 1917 as candy butcher at Sparks Circus, became assistant to Louis Reed in 1923, and Elephant superintendent 1924-1931.

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Reference list

Sparks Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia, Koehl, D. (2020), (available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=338). (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Page 62, Elefanten in Zoo und Circus, Dokumentation 2 Nordamerika, 1997, by European Elephant Group: Haufellner, Schilfarth, Schweiger

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2020-09-13Today in elephant history: sept. 13 - Elephant News


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