Louis E. Reed , circus elephant trainer in United States
Born ? dead 1960 in United States
1947-1948: two elephant shipments brought over by Reed for Ben Davenport. The first arrived in June 1947 and the second in January 1948. (Richard Reynolds)
Biggest independant import of elephants during the past year was engineered by Louis Reed for Dave Davenports Dailey Brothers Circus. Reed brought in a total of 16 to boost the Dailey Herd
to 25, second largest in the country.
The Ringling Circus has a reported 49 elephants.