Referred to as the eponymous Bailey from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus who kept the position of the circus ringmaster. He initial fulfilled with P.T. Barnum in 1881 and acquired a large component in obtaining Jumbo the Elephant within their newly produced circus duo. He was created using the name Adam Anthony McGuiness but transformed it to Bailey after getting uncovered by Frederic Augusta Bailey. He was orphaned previously at age eight. He wedded Ruth Louisa McCaddon in 1868. He was most well-known for his cooperation with P.T. Barnum.