Hi Jolly

Deceased Person

1828 – 1902

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Who was Hi Jolly?

Hi Jolly or Hadji Ali, later known as Philip Tedro, was an Ottoman subject of Jordanian parentage, and in 1856 became one of the first camel drivers ever hired by the US Army to lead the camel driver experiment in the Southwest. Hi Jolly became a living legend until his death in Arizona. Once, insulted because he had not been invited to a German picnic in Los Angeles, he broke up the gathering by driving into it on a yellow cart pulled by two of his pet camels.

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Born
1828
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • United States of America
Lived in
  • Arizona
Died
Dec 16, 1902
Arizona

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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