Kay Brothers Circus in United States

Kay Brothers Circus
First elephant arrived1932
Closed down1938
CountryUnited States
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Kay Brothers Circus, United States, was founded in 1918 and the first elephant arrived in 1932. Kay Brothers Circus closed down in 1938.

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Kay Bros. (Also: Kaye Bros.) Circus, 1918-1941, 1951, 1988-1989.
William Ketrow, proprietor 1918-1941,
Chuck Koenekemp, proprietor, 1988-1989.
Circus, circa 1961, Al Kayda, proprietor; Ketrow Bros.
Circus 1906-1930, William Ketrow, proprietor.

Kay Bros. had only a single elephant its first season of 1932 but later acquired another and they were
presented by Ketrow's daughter, Mary Ellen.//Buckles Woodcock

References for records about Kay Brothers Circus

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Kay Brothers Circus, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=752. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Robert L. Parkinson, Directory of American Circuses, pp. 237-238, 241.

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