Frank Wilber “Spig” Wead

Frank Wilber “Spig” Wead

Birth
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Nov 1947 (aged 52)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Plot Bluff Division, Section 4, Lot 00140
Memorial ID 7967640 · View Source
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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 .