Inductees

ID Honoree Born-Died Profession Inducted
1 Albert Rix 1920-2001 Bear trainer-presenter 1/23/1999
2 Alberto Zoppè 1922-2009 Equestrian, riding troupe 1/21/2007
3 Alfred Court 1883-1977 Wild animal trainer 1/15/2000
4 Alfredo Codona 1893-1937 Flying trapezist 1/28/1995
5 Allan C. Hill 1948-2007 Circus owner 1/29/1994
6 Antoinette Concello 1913-84 Flying trapezist 1/30/1992
7 Arthur M Concello 1911-2001 Flying trapezist, manager 1/17/2004
8 Arthur, Alexander & Dorita Konyot Equestrians 1/17/2004
9 Barry Lubin 1952- Clown 1/15/2012
10 Bello Nock 1968- Daredevil clown 1/18/2009
11 Captain William Heyer Horse trainer, rider 1/23/1999
12 Cecil B. DeMille 1881-1959 Motion picture director, producer 1/15/2012
13 Charles Schlarbaum 1938- Bandleader 1/16/2011
14 Charlie Smith 1915-2008 Trainmaster 1/17/2004
15 Charly Baumann Tiger trainer, performance director 1/21/2006
16 Cliff Vargas 1925-89 Circus owner 1/21/2007
17 Clyde Beatty 1903-65 Lion, tiger trainer 4/16/1988
18 Con Colleano 1899-1973 Low wire perfrormer 1/27/1996
19 Count Roberto de Vasconcellos 1895-1977 Equestrian 1/21/2006
20 Cucciolo 1935-84 Comedy rider 1/25/1997
21 Czeslaw Mroczkowski(Charles Moroski) 1905-83 Horse trainer, rider 1/23/1999
22 D.R. and Isla Miller 1916-99 Circus owners 1/28/1995
23 Dan Rice 1823-1900 Clown 1/29/1994
24 Derrick Rosaire Family Animal trainers 1/25/1997
25 Dieter Tasso 1934- Comic juggler 1/18/2009
26 Dime Wilson Family Clowns, aerial & animal acts 1/17/2010
27 Dolly Jacobs 1957- Aerialist 1/24/1998
28 Dr. J.Y. Henderson 1909-91 Veterinarian 1/5/1990
29 Ella Bradna 1879-1957 Equestrienne
30 Elly Ardelty 1906-1997 Trapezist 1/4/1991
31 Emmett Kelly 1899-1979 Clown 4/16/1988
32 Ernie (Blinko”) Burch 1923-93 Clown 1/15/2000
33 Fay Alexander 1924-2000 Flying trapezist 1/5/1990
34 Felix Adler 1898-1960 Clown 5/15/1992
35 Floyd R. King 1888-1976 Circus owner, agent 1/24/1998
36 Francis Brunn 1922-2004 Juggler
37 Franz Czeisler Tihany 1916- Circus owner, magician 1/21/2007
38 Franz Unus 1907-94 Finger stander 1/6/1989
39 Fred and 1878-1955 Ringmaster 1/27/1996
40 Galla Shawn 1934-92 Aerialist 1/17/2004
41 Gee Gee Engesser 1926-2008 Animal trainer-presenter, rider 1/20/2008
42 Gene Mendez Highwire performer 1/26/2002
43 Gunther Gebel-Williams 1934-2001 Wild animal trainer-presenter 1/4/1991
44 Hans Winn 1930- Aerial thrill act producer 1/15/2012
45 Harold Alzana 1917-2001 Highwire performer 1/5/1990
46 Harold Ronk 1921-2006 Ringmaster 1/20/2001
47 Herta Klauser Bear trainer-presenter 1/26/2002
48 Hubert Castle 1912-89 Low wire perfrormer 1/29/1994
49 Irvin Feld and Kenneth Feld Circus owners 1/23/1999
50 Italo Fornasari Family Clown with supporting family 1/20/2008
51 Jackie LeClaire 1927- Clown 1/26/2002
52 James A. Bailey 1847-1906 Circus owner 1/4/1991
53 Jean “Tarzan” Zerbini 1942- Lion trainer, circus owner 1/16/2011
54 Jenny Wallenda 1927- Highwire performer 1/20/2008
55 John Herriott 1931- Animal trainer, ringmaster 1/15/2000
56 John Pugh 1938- Circus owner 1/17/2110
57 John Ringling North 1903-85 Circus owner 4/16/1988
58 Joseph Bauer 1932- Aerialist, agent, producer, owner 1/15/2012
59 Josephine Berosini 1924- Highwire performer 1/22/2005
60 Karl L. King 1891-1971 Composer 1/28/1995
61 La Toria 1945- Aerialist 1/22/2005
62 La Tosca 1923-94 Bounding rope performer 1/27/1996
63 LaLage 1910-2001 Aerialist 1/22/2005
64 LaNorma 1926- Trapezist 1/6/1989
65 Lillian Leitzel 1882-1931 Aerialist 1/6/1989
66 Lola Dobritch 1922-2008 Low wire perfrormer 1/18/2003
67 Lottie Brunn 1926-2008 Juggler 1/24/1998
68 Lou Jacobs 1903-92 Clown 4/16/1988
69 Mabel Stark 1889-1968 Tiger trainer 1/27/1996
70 Manuel “Junior” Ruffin 1938-2010 Wild animal trainer 1/17/2010
71 Massimiliano Truzzi 1903-74 Juggler 1/15/2000
72 May Wirth 1896-1978 Equestrienne 1/5/1990
73 Merle Evans 1891-1987 Bandleader 4/16/1988
74 Norma and Ben and Eva Davenport Elephant trainer, circus owners 1/21/2007
75 Otto Griebling 1896-1972 Clown 1/4/1991
76 P.T. Barnum 1810-91 Circus owner 5/15/1992
77 Pat Valdo 1881-1970 Showman, personnel director 1/18/2003
78 Pedro Reis 1958- Aerialist, circus cofounder 1/18/2009
79 Rex Williams 1927-2003 Animal trainer 1/20/2001
80 Richard Barstow 1908-80 Choreographer, director 1/18/2003
81 Rudi & Sue Lenz Chimpanzee trainers-presenters 1/17/2010
82 Struppi Hanneford 1931- Aerialist, circus owner 1/22/2005
83 Sylvia Zerbini 1967- Trapezist/horse trainer-presenter 1/20/2008
84 Terrell Jacobs 1903-57 wild animal trainer 1/20/2001
85 Terry Cavaretta & The Flying Cavarettas Flying trapezists 1/18/2009
86 The Ashton Family Risley 1/20/2001
87 The Bale Family Aerialists, animal trainers 1/18/2003
88 The Bertinis Unicycle, teeterboard, perch 1/21/2006
89 The Clarke Family Flying trapezists 12/30/1992
90 The Cristiani Family Riding troupe, circus owners 1/6/1989
91 The Five Ringling Brothers Circus owners 5/15/1992
92 The Flying Palacios Flying trapezists 1/23/1999
93 The Hanneford Family Riding troupe 5/15/1992
94 The Loyal-Repensky Troupe Riding troupe 1/4/1991
95 The Nelson Family Acrobats, risley performers 12/30/1992
96 The Nerveless Nocks Aerialists, swaypole performers 1/28/1995
97 The Stephenson Family Dog trainers, riding troupe 1/18/2009
98 The Three Atayde Brothers Circus owners 1/16/2011
99 The Wallenda Troupe Highwire performers 4/16/1988
100 The Yong Brothers Equilibrists 1/24/1998
101 TheZacchinis Cannon act 1/5/1990
102 Tino Wallenda-Zoppè 1950- Highwire performer 1/17/2010
103 Tito Gaona and Family Flying trapezists 1/25/1997
104 Tony Steele 1936- Flying trapezist 1/17/2010
105 Victor Julian 1903-79 Dog trainer-presenter 1/26/2002
106 Ward Hall 1930- Sideshow performer-owner 1/16/2011
107 Ward-Bell Flyers Flying trapezists 1/21/2006
108 William (“Cap”) Curtis 1873-1955 Canvasman 1/29/1994
109 William and Barbara Woodcock Elephant trainers-presenters 1/25/1997
110 Wilson Storey 1904-92 Manager, agent 12/30/1992