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 Ted Bowman

Ted Bowman

Birth
Death 30 Jul 1999 (aged 72)
Burial Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 7729653 · View Source
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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

Gravesite Details Showman's Rest

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  • Created by: Rebecca
  • Added: 2 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7729653
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ted Bowman (9 May 1927–30 Jul 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7729653, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hugo, Choctaw County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Rebecca (contributor 23999391) .