Al G. Barnes Circus in United States


Al G. Barnes Circus



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Owner?-1929: Alpheus George Barnes Stonehouse
1929: American Circus Corporation
Founded1900
Country United States

DirectorsAlpheus George Barnes Stonehouse

Key People 1919-1920: Cheerful Gardner (menagerie superintendent)

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants
1920-1922: Cheerful Gardner
(elephant superintendent)
1923-1924: Joe Metcalf
(elephant superintendent)
1929-1934: Joe Metcalf
(elephant superintendent)
1934-1937: Walter McClain
(elephant superintendent)

Elephant keepers 1912-1912: Bill Emery
1921-1922: William Woodcock Sr.
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Description

Al G. Barnes Circus, United States , was founded in 1900.


Comments / picturesAlpheus George Barnes Stonehouse was born in Ontario, Canada 1862. The circus was sold in 1929 for $1,000,000 to an eastern syndicate, who operated the American Circus Corporation.

1927-1938: Al. G. Barnes winterquarters were located in Balwin Park.

1929: (Elephant boss: Joseph Metcalf) 10 asian elephants, among them the bulls Tusko, Black Diamond, Vance,


References for records about Al G. Barnes Circus

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Al G. Barnes Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=606. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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