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 Frank Wilber “Spig” Wead

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Frank Wilber “Spig” Wead

  • Birth 24 Oct 1895 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 15 Nov 1947 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 7967640

Screenwriter. Writer of 34 screenplays including "Dirigible," "China Clipper," "Tail Spin" and "I Wanted Wings." Won the Oscar in 1938 for writing on "Test Pilot" and shared the award with the writers of "The Citidal."

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  • Originally Created by: TLS
  • Added: 9 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7967640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Wilber “Spig” Wead (24 Oct 1895–15 Nov 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7967640, citing Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .