John Ringling

John Ringling

John Nicholas Ringling (May 31, 1866 – December 2, 1936) is the most well-known of the seven Ringling brothers, five of whom merged the Barnum & Bailey Circus with their own Ringling Brothers Circus to create a virtual monopoly of traveling circuses and helped shape the circus into what it is today.

Read more about John RinglingEarly Circus Life, Building The Circus Empire, Other Businesses and Activities, Decline in Later Life, Death, The Ringling Family

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Sarasota, Florida - Twentieth Century Development - John Ringling in Partnership With Owen Burns
... John Ringling invested heavily in developments on the barrier islands, known as keys, which separate the shallow bay from the Gulf of Mexico ... Owen Burns to develop the keys through a corporation named, Ringling Isles Estates ... Eventually Ringling donated the bridge to the city for the government to maintain ...
Ringling College Of Art And Design - History
... Spivey sought financial support for this concept from the Sarasota circus magnate, John Ringling ... At that time, Spivey learned that Ringling was not interested in giving to Southern College and he was more interested in establishing his own art school at the museum founded with his first wife, Mable ... Most importantly, Ringling nearly was bankrupt ...
Owen Burns
... along with other community leaders such as Charles Ringling, encouraged the 1921 creation of Sarasota County by separation from Manatee County ... Cà d'Zan, the residence of Mable and John Ringling ... He had entered into a business partnership with John Ringling to develop offshore lands that Burns owned, a fateful decision that bankrupted him when his partner failed to live up to ...
Florida State Road 789 - Route Description
... The state road curves southwest and becomes the John Ringling Causeway, crossing over Sarasota Bay ... At this point, the roadway becomes John Ringling Boulevard and heads into commercial areas ... The road passes homes before crossing a channel and narrowing into two-lane undivided John Ringling Parkway as it heads through areas of trees ...
John Ringling - The Ringling Family
... There were seven Ringling brothers and one sister (Ida), four of them (Alf, Al, Charles, and Otto) worked with John in the circus Albert Charles "Al ... August (Gus) William Henry Otto "Otto" Ringling (1858–1911) Alfred Theodore "Alf" Ringling (1861–1919) Charles Edward "Charley" Ringling (1863–192 ...

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