Ross Richard "Dick" Wilbur

1926–2007 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Ross Richard "Dick"

When Ross Richard "Dick" Wilbur was born on 13 July 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, LeRoy Ernest Wilbur, was 44 and his mother, Anna Kirstine Hansine Jespersen, was 38. He married Madge Nell Richards on 11 April 1951, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 10 December 2007, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Ross Richard "Dick" Wilbur
1926–2007
Madge Nell Richards
1923–2005
Marriage: 11 April 1951

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 April 1951
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Tower Theater

Age 2

The Tower Theatre is a historic film theater operated by the Salt Lake Film Society. The theater presents independent films and is a venue for the Sundance Film Festival. It also presents classic films on occasional weekends and hosts a movie-rental library for those that want to expand their cinematic knowledge.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilber .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Ross Wilbur in household of Roy Wilbur, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ross Wilbur in household of Leroy Wilbur, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leroy Wilbur, "United States Census, 1930"

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