|Birth: ||Jul. 19, 1877|
|Death: ||May 27, 1947|
Miami, Jun 7-Co-owner of the Beers-Barnes Circus, who died in Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, May 27, was buried in Southern Memorial Park here on may 31. Funeral services were conducted by Rev Watson and the Normi Lodge of Masons. Many members of the Miami Showmen's Association were in attendance.
Beers had been in the amusement business since 1908 when he and his family formed the Five Musical Beers. After several seasons with the Barnes Comedy Company, he organized his own repertory company.
In 1934 the Barnes Players and Beers Players joined to form the present Beers-Barnes Circus, which will now be operated by his son, Charles W Beers and son-in-law Roger Barnes.
Other survivors are the widow, Mrs Anna Beers, and two daughters, Mrs Ella Barnes and Mrs Matilda Lawton.
The Billboard 14 Jun 1947
Anna Beers (1879 - 1959)
Charles W Beers (1901 - 1989)*
Miami Showman's Rest
Plot: Sec 2 Lot 17 Space 1
Created by: Robert Adlet
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
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