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Lillian Leitzel
Birth: Jan. 2, 1882
Wroclaw
Dolnoslaskie, Poland
Death: Feb. 15, 1931
Copenhagen
Kobenhavns Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark

Circus Star. In 1915 Lillian joined the Ringling Brothers Circus. In 1927 she married Alfredo Codona of the Codona’s Family in Chicago. On Feburary 13, 1931, Lillian had finished the first part of her act on the Roman Rings, and had climbed the web with the swivel and ring for the second half when the swivel snapped. She fell twenty feet to the ground, landing on her back and shoulders. She insisted that she was alright, saying "I can go on.", On Sunday morning, Feburary 15, 1931, the Undisputed Queen of the Aerilists died from a concussion and complications from the fall. 
 
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  Alfredo Codona (1893 - 1937)*
 
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Cause of death: Complications from a fall
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 33.96978, -118.33948
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2193
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- Scot Lady
 Added: May. 4, 2016
RIP Lillian
- Lesley Ann Smith
 Added: Apr. 2, 2016

- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 15, 2016
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