August Ringling Jr.

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August Ringling Jr.
Profession circus director
Personal details
Country United States

Work locations
Title owner 1884-1907
Location at Ringling Bros. Circus in United States

Biography details

Augustus "Gus" Ringling Jr., circus director in United States

Born 1854 dead 1907-12-18 , son of assistant director August Ringling and assistant director Marie Salomé Ringling .

Augustus "Gus" Ringling (1854 – December 18, 1907). A founder of the circus, Augustus was largely self-educated. He died at age 55 from complications of various diseases at a sanatorium in New Orleans, where he had arrived two weeks earlier hoping the warmer climate would help his condition


Siblings through the father August Ringling (1826-1898):

  1. Ida Ringling
  2. Albert Ringling
  3. William Ringling
  4. Alfred Ringling
  5. Charles Ringling
  6. Johan Ringling
  7. Henry Ringling

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August Ringling Jr.
Born: 1854

Heinrich Ringling

Born: 1826

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Marie Juliar

Born: 1833

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Nicholas Juliar

Born: 1798
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Maria Etling

Born: 1806-12-09
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Reference list


Koehl, Dan, (2023). director Augustus "Gus" Ringling Jr. in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 11 December 2023 at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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Categories director | circus | Ringling Bros. Circus | Ringling family | Born 1854 | Dead 1907 | People from United States

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