James E. Cooper , circus director in United States
Born ? in United States
dead 1892-01-01 .
James E. Cooper, proprietor of the Adam Forepaugh
Show, died on the first day of the year 1892. In its obituary of this man the New York Clipper of January 9 called him “one of the greatest showmen of the world.” It also stated that in 1864 he had originated the cook tent, blacksmith shop and horse tent on the circus lot.