Thomas Dendurent Biography

Thomas Dendurent was born in 1854.

He left home one day and was not heard of until he sent a picture to his sister in Harlin, Kansas. The picture showed him with a lap full of snakes and the letter reported that he had become an "American snake charmer" in a circus. He spent winters with Laura and George Libring in Arkansas from 1900 to 1912, but was never heard of again after 1913. He was always called "Uncle Jake." - William L. Urban

Living in Athol, Kootenai County, Idaho in 1911. - Ronald Kroon