Lorne Jackson

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Lorne Jackson
Profession zoo elephant keeper
Personal details
Born ? in United States
Dead 1991-01-14 in United States
Country United States

Work locations
Title director 1922-
Location at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States

Title director 1922-
Location at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States

Title elephant head-keeper -1991
Location at Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) in United States

Biography details

Lorne Jackson , zoo elephant keeper in United States

Born ? in United States dead 1991-01-14 in United States .


Lorne Jackson, 55, a supervisor who has worked at the city zoo for 25 years, was approached by three African elephants in the one-acre compound Saturday, zoo spokeswoman Martha Smith said.

Two witnesses said the largest animal, Smokey, who weighs 10,500 pounds, struck Jackson with its leg or Trunk, Smith said. Jackson, who suffered head and chest injuries, was pronounced dead less than an hour later.



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References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). elephant keeper Lorne Jackson in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=1760. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories elephant keeper | zoo | Oakland Zoo (Knowland Park) | Jackson family | Born ? | Dead 1991 | People from United States

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