Daniel Hunt “Dan” Harris

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Daniel Hunt “Dan” Harris

Birth
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 6 Apr 1914 (aged 64)
Mendon, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Mendon, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 118453384 · View Source
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Daniel was an equestrian showman with several major circus' including Barnum & Bailey Circus and Ringling Bros. Circus. He was also the manager and later the second husband of Madame Mrantette (Emma Peek).

While in Europe with Madame Marantette on tour with Barnum & Bailey he agreed to foster care for the daughter of an old friend. Three months later she joined the act in Vienna Austria. Florence Robinson Harris went on to a very successful circus just like her foster mother.


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  • Created by: Dennis L. Carpenter
  • Added: 9 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118453384
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Hunt “Dan” Harris (7 Oct 1849–6 Apr 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118453384, citing Mendon Township Cemetery, Mendon, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Dennis L. Carpenter (contributor 47341356) .