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Famous People with Name Wilbur

Wilbur as First Name

Wilbur Gary Bell     Wilbur Gary Bell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Wilbur Gary Bell: (born November 17, 1936 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former Major League Baseball relief and starting pitcher with four teams in his career, but most notably, the Cleveland Indians from 1958-1967. Bell also played for the Boston Red Sox (1967-1968), the expansion Seattle Pilots (later the Brewers) (1969), and the Chicago White Sox (1969). He threw and batted right-handed.

Wilbur Holland     Wilbur Holland       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Wilbur Holland: is a retired American basketball player.A 6'0" guard, Holland played college basketball at the University of New Orleans, where he led his team in scoring for two seasons (1973-75). During his senior year, he earned Second Team All-America honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.[1]

Wilbur Lincoln Scoville     Wilbur Lincoln Scoville       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Wilbur Lincoln Scoville: was an American chemist and is best known for his creation of "The Scoville Organoleptic Test", now standardized as the Scoville scale. He devised the test and scale in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company to measure piquancy, or "hotness", of various chile peppers.In 1922, Scoville won the Ebert prize from the American Pharmaceutical Association and in 1929 he received the Remington Honor Medal. Scoville also received an honorary Doctor of Science from Columbia University.Scoville wrote The Art of Compounding, which was first published in 1895 and has gone through at least 8 editions. The book was used as a pharmacological reference up until the 1960s. Scoville also wrote Extract and Perfumes, which contained hundreds of formulations.

Wilbur Zelinsky     Wilbur Zelinsky       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Wilbur Zelinsky: is recognized as one of America's most prominent cultural geographers.Zelinsky has made numerous important geographical studies of American popular culture, ranging from the diffusion of classical place-names to spatial patterns of personal given names an

Wilbur Maurice Harris     Wilbur Maurice Harris       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Wilbur Maurice Harris: nicknamed Mo Bettah, is the United States Boxing Association heavyweight champion. Harris turned pro at 16 as a light heavyweight in 1992, and faced many up-and-coming prospects and comebacking champions. In his early professional years, he lost to future

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Wilbur as Last Name

Richard Purdy Wilbur     Richard Purdy Wilbur       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Richard Purdy Wilbur: is an American poet. He is a former United States Poet Laureate and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.When only 8 years old, Wilbur published his first poem in John Martin's Magazine. His first book, The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems appeared in 1947. Since then he has published several volumes of poetry, including New and Collected Poems (Faber, 1989). Wilbur is also a translator, specializing in the 17th century French comedies of Molière and the dramas of Jean Racine. His translation of Tartuffe has become the standard English version of the play, and has been presented on television twice. (A 1978 production is available on DVD.)

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