Ringling, William Otto, 1858-1911

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Otto Ringling was an American Circusman, businessman, and the third oldest of the Ringling brothers. He was the co-founder of the Ringling Bros. World's Greatest Shows. He was called the "Lieutenant General" of the Ringling family.
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referencedIn George Brinton Beal papers, circus collection, and other theatrical collections, 1862-1969. Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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associatedWith Beal, George Brinton. person
auntOrUncleOf North, Henry Ringling, 1909-1993 person
auntOrUncleOf North, John Ringling, 1903-1985 person
sibling of Ringling, Charles Edward, 1863-1926 person
sibling of Ringling, Henry, 1868-1918. person
sibling of Ringling, John, 1866-1936 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Baraboo WI US
Manhattan NY US
Circus owners


Birth 1858

Death 1911-04-02

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