Bill Emery

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Bill Emery
William  Emery
Posing with "Sid" circa 1902 with Forepaugh-Sells.
Personal details
Country United States

Work locations
Title elephant head-keeper 1940
Location at San Antonio Zoo in United States

Title elephant trainer 1938-1940
Location at Meems Bros. & Ward in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1933-1938
Location at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant head-keeper 1931-1931
Location at Mesker Park Zoo in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1929-1929
Location at Sells-Floto Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1928-1928
Location at John Robinson Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1922-1927
Location at Walter L. Main Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1919-1919
Location at Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1915-1915
Location at Sun Brothers Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1914-1914
Location at Wheeler Brothers Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1913-1913
Location at Frank A. Robbins Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1912-1912
Location at Al G. Barnes Circus in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1910-1911
Location at Ringling Bros. Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1909-1909
Location at Sun Brothers Circus in United States

Title assistant superintendent 1905-1905
Location at Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1903-1904
Location at Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant superintendent 1902-1904
Location at Forepaugh-Sells Show in United States

Title elephant keeper 1896-1896
Location at Barnum & Bailey Circus in United States

Title elephant keeper 1892-1892
Location at Adam Forepaugh Circus in United States

Biography details

William "Bill" Emery , circus elephant trainer in United States

in United States in United States .

Records about Bill Emery from William "Buckles" Woodcocks Blog at http://www.bucklesw.blogspot.com/
My dad always regarded him as one of the top elephant trainers of his day. His credentials are very impressive but for some reason, never seemed to remain at one place for very long.

BILL EMERY
1892 Adam Forepaugh Show (Elephant hand)
1896 Barnum & Bailey (Elephant hand)
1900-02 Forepaugh-Sells Show (Superintendent)
1903-04 Barnum & Bailey (Superintendent)
1905 Barnum & Bailey (Asst. Supt.)
1909 Sun Bros. Circus
1910-11 Ringling Bros. Circus (Superintendent)
1912 Al G. Barnes Circus
1913 Frank A. Robbins Circus
1914 Alf Wheeler Show
1915 Sun Bros. Circus
1919 Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
1922-23 Walter L. Main Circus (Andrew Downie)
1926-27 Walter L. Main Circus (Floyd and Howard King)
1928 John Robinson Circus
1929 Sells-Floto Circus
1931 Evansville, Indiana Zoo
1932-38 Ringling-Barnum (Asst. Supt.)
(Was in charge of the Herd following George Denman's departure in 1933 due to illness as well as 1934.)
1940 San Antonio Zoo

William "Buckles" Woodcock


Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). elephant trainer William Emery in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 October 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=89. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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