John Ringling NORTH

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Industrialist, Businessman

AmericanBorn John Ringling NORTH

Owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Born on August 14, 1903 in Baraboo, Wisconsin, USA , United States

Died on June 04, 1985 in Brussels, Belgium

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He took over as head of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus after the death of John Nicholas Ringling in 1936.



During World War II he worked for the Office of Strategic Services. He parachuted into France as part of Operation Jedburgh.

...   He took over as head of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus after the death of John Nicholas Ringling in 1936.



During World War II he worked for the Office of Strategic Services. He parachuted into France as part of Operation Jedburgh.



He later married the actress Germaine Aussey.



In 1956 he switched from tents to air conditioned venues. In 1967 he sold the circus to Irvin Feld.



He died on June 4, 1985 in Brussels, Belgium.



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