Charles Vivian

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Charles Vivian
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Born Charles Algernon Sidney Vivian
22 October 1842(1842-10-22) [1]
Exeter, England
Died 20 March 1880 (37)
Leadville, Colorado
Nationality English
Affiliations Elks
Spouse(s) Imogene [Holbrook] (m. 1876)

Charles Algernon Sidney Vivian (October 22, 1842 - March 20, 1880) was an English comic singer and actor, noted as the founder of the Jolly Corks and its successor, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.


  1. Ellis, Charles Edward (1910), "Charles Algernon Sidney Vivian", An Authentic History of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Chicago: By the Author, p. 39-41,