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Hunt Bros. Circus

 

Hunt Bros. Circus

Circus Trivia, Did You Know?   Did You Know, The Hunt Bros Circus owned a helicopter and used it to fly over cities to announce the arrival of the circus.

 

Charles T. Hunt owner of the Hunt Bros. Circus
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Charles T. Hunt Sr.
Aug. 1873 - Sept. 11 1957
 

 

 

Charles T. Hunt Sr. "Mr. Circus" was born in Kingston, N.Y. August of 1873. In 1892 at age 19 he started his first circus with partners W. C. Brainard and Eugene Feralto. Brainard was the business manager, Feralto was the circus strongman and Hunt did a tight wire, juggling and roman rings.

Hunt Bros. moved on 30 trucks and showed the north eastern United States.

The show became the oldest circus owned and operated by the same family.

 

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Charles T., Harry and Edward Hunt
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Charles Jr., Harry and Edward Hunt
 
 
 
Happy Spitzer and his January Mule
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Happy Spitzer and his January Mule
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