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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Elephant trainer, killed by charge, forgotten no longer -
 Motorcycle club buys headstone, hosting memorial ride for man fatally gored 113 years ago



KRISTEN ZAMBO kristen.zambo@journaltimes.com JournalTimes.com
Posted: Saturday, April 28, 2012
More than 110 years after elephant trainer John M. Anderson was killed by his elephant in June 1898, his unmarked grave finally has a headstone at Mound Cemetery in Racine, Wis. A local group, the High Riders Motorcycle Clubhouse, put a grave marker out there recently, but on May 12 they plan to have a memorial for him. / Scott Anderson scott.anderson@journaltimes.com
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