Joseph Arcaris

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: 5'3" lion tamer for Clyde Beatty Circus and Benson's Wild Animal Farm who was awarded the Carnegie Award in 1940 for his heroic rescue of a workman who had wandered into a lions' den at a Florida animal attraction.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: August 1, 1909

 

Died: August 15, 2002

 

Location: Nashua, New Hampshire