Franzen Brothers Circus in United States


Franzen Brothers Circus



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Owner -1997: Wayne Franzen
1997-1997: Brian Franzen
Founded1975
First elephant arrived1974
Last elephant left1997
Closed down1997
Address Rt. 1, Box 173
Zip-code 54407
Place Amherst Junction, Wisconsin
Country United States

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Franzen Brothers Circus, located at Rt. 1, Box 173, in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, United States , was founded in 1975 and the first elephant arrived in 1974. The last elephant left in 1997. Franzen Brothers Circus closed down in 1997 in Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, .


Comments / picturesIn 1974, at the age of 27, quit his job, pooled his entire life savings and bought a two-ton Asian elephant. One year later he founded Franzen Brothers Circus.

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Wayne Franzen was killed on May 7, 1997, by a tiger during the show.

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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Franzen Brothers Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=506. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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