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GIANTESS ELLA EWING, GORIN MISSOURI, CIRCUS ACT

GIANTESS ELLA EWING, GORIN MISSOURI, CIRCUS ACT

Ella Kate Ewing was born March 9, 1872, and died January 10, 1913. She stood 8′ 4″. She used her great height to earn a living as a sideshow attraction, popularly known as “The Missouri Giantess.”

Ella Kate Ewing was born March 9, 1872, and died January 10, 1913. She stood 8′ 4″. She used her great height to earn a living as a sideshow attraction, popularly known as “The Missouri Giantess.”

ELLA KATE EWING (1872-1913): According to her publicity, Ella Kate Ewing, the Missouri Giantess, was 8 feet, 4 ½ inches tall, though her true height was closer to 7'3". She was born on March 9, 1872, in Louis County, Missouri, weighing seven and a half pounds at birth and grew normally until she was 9.  She died of pneumonia at the age of 40 and was extremely self-conscience of her size 24 feet until her death.

ELLA KATE EWING (1872-1913): According to her publicity, Ella Kate Ewing, the Missouri Giantess, was 8 feet, 4 ½ inches tall, though her true height was closer to 7'3". She was born on March 9, 1872, in Louis County, Missouri, weighing seven and a half pounds at birth and grew normally until she was 9. She died of pneumonia at the age of 40 and was extremely self-conscience of her size 24 feet until her death.

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