August Ringling

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August Ringling
Heinrich  Ringling
August Ringling, German Historical Institute
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Personal details

Spouse(s) Marie Salomé Ringling

Country United States

Title assistant director -1898
Location at Ringling Bros. Circus in United States

Biography details

Heinrich Friedrich August Ringling (Rüngeling), circus assistant director in United States

Born 1826 in Germany dead 1898 in United States .

During his early years in Milwaukee, August Ringling (born Rüngeling) met Marie Salomé Juliar (b. 1833), a young woman of French-German ancestry who had immigrated to the United States with her parents and siblings in 1845 and settled on a farm near Milwaukee. Born in the village of Ostheim, in Alsace-Lorraine, Marie had spent her childhood in the French controlled Haut-Rhin region. Her father, Nicholas Juliar (b. 1797), had been a weaver and vintner in Ostheim.

Heinrich Friedrich August Ringling (1826–1898), of Hanover, Germany, and Marie Salome Juliar (1833–1907), of Ostheim, France, were the parents of seven sons and one daughter. Heinrich was a harness maker in Baraboo, Wisconsin. When the economy of Baraboo became unstable, the parents moved to Five of their sons.


Total: 8 children

  1. Albert C. Ringling. Born: 1852. Dead: † 1916
  2. August Ringling Jr.. Born: 1854. Dead: † 1907-12-18
  3. Otto Ringling. Born: 1858. Dead: † 1911
  4. Alfred T. Ringling. Born: 1861. Dead: † 1919
  5. Charles Ringling. Born: 1863-12-02. Dead: † 1926-12-03
  6. John Ringling. Born: 1866-05-31. Dead: † 1936-12-02
  7. Henry Ringling. Born: 1869. Dead: † 1918
  8. Ida Ringling North. Born: 1874. Dead: † 1950

Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2024). assistant director Heinrich Friedrich August Ringling (Rüngeling) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 15 April 2024 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories assistant director | circus | Ringling Bros. Circus | Ringling family | Born 1826 | Dead 1898 | People from United States

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