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  • Harry William Swanström (1903 - 1957)
    He was a rancher, and a mechanic for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service. His birth certificate says that his name was Henry William Swanstrom, although he does not appear to have ever used that name. H...
  • Harry LeVine (1889 - 1973)
  • Adam Forepaugh, Jr. (deceased)
  • Adam Forepaugh (1831 - 1890)
    Adam John Forepaugh (February 28, 1831 - January 22, 1890) was an American entrepreneur, businessman, and circus owner. Forepaugh owned and operated a circus from 1865 through 1890 under various name...
  • Lewis Sells (1841 - 1905)

Circus people are people who owned or were employed by a travelling circus, including performers suchs clowns, acrobats, animal trainers, musicians, and other stunt-oriented artists, as well as circus hands, managers, and accountants.

List of notable circus people

Owners P. T. Barnum (1810 – 1891)
American circus owner of the Barnum & Bailey Circus Seth Howes (1815 – 1901)
American circus owner John Ringling (1866 – 1936)
American circus owner of the Ringling Brothers Circus

Sideshow performers Lottie Grant (born Elizabeth Charlotte Stice)
American sideshow performer, known for her immense weight General Tom Thumb (born Charles Sherwood Stratton)
American sideshow performer, known for his short stature Lobster Boy (born Grady Franklin Stiles)
American sideshow performer, known for his deforming condition of ectrodactyly, in which the fingers and toes are fused together to form claw-like extremities

External links

Australian Circus Links