BOWMAN, TED - Choctaw County, Oklahoma | TED BOWMAN - Oklahoma Gravestone Photos

Ted BOWMAN

Mount Olivet Cemetery
Choctaw County,
Oklahoma

May 9, 1927 - July 30, 1999

Ted Bowman started his Circus career with the Terrell Jacobs Wild Animal Circus in 1949. He also worked for Royal American Shows, Fairyland Circus, Gil Gray Circus, and the Al G. Kelly - Miller Bros. Circus. He usually held treasurer and management level positions. He was general manager of the Carson & Barnes Circus for 17 years.
He also was was a circus historian who specialized in collecting circus routes. He verified complete and partial routes for thousands of circuses using route cards, route books, diaries, The "New York Clipper," The "Billboard," and newspapers.

Inscription:
There's nothing left but empty popcorn sacks and wagon tracks--- the circus is gone

Contributed on 2/13/14 by mdfreels
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Record #: 30924

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Submitted: 2/13/14 • Approved: 2/14/14 • Last Updated: 2/14/14 • R30924-G0

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