Wilbur Revels (1908 - 1977)

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Wilbur Revels
1908 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Wilbur Revels was born on February 14, 1908. He died in March 1977 at age 69. We know that Wilbur Revels had been residing in Perry, Taylor County, Florida 32347.

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Wilbur Revels passed away in March 1977 at 69 years old. He was born on February 14, 1908. We have no information about Wilbur's surviving family. We know that Wilbur Revels had been residing in Perry, Taylor County, Florida 32347.
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In 1908, in the year that Wilbur Revels was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

In 1928, at the age of 20 years old, Wilbur was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1949, Wilbur was 41 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1953, Wilbur was 45 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1977, in the year of Wilbur Revels's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Other Revelses

Joseph C Revels
Jul 23, 1951 - Oct 24, 2003
Kissimmee, FL
Lollis Revels
May 30, 1901 - December 1974
Jacksonville, Florida
James Revels
Oct 7, 1921 - July 1984
Maggie Valley, North Carolina
Roy Revels
Dec 25, 1913 - September 1979
Plymouth, Florida
Javan Revels
Jan 21, 1916 - November 1978
West Palm Beach, Florida
Arthur Revels
Oct 29, 1921 - December 1970
Rosie L Revels
Apr 2, 1916 - Nov 15, 1991
Robert Revels
Feb 4, 1921 - August 1977
Fred J Revels
Dec 21, 1922 - Dec 15, 1987
Eustis, FL
Mary F Revels
May 29, 1924 - Nov 14, 1987
Glennville, GA
James Arthur Revels
Dec 3, 1928 - Dec 19, 2007
Columbia, South Carolina
John Robert Revels
Aug 5, 1928 - Feb 4, 2009
Valrico, Florida
Gladys C Revels
Jul 15, 1921 - Jan 3, 1988
Wauchula, FL
Leroy A Revels
May 28, 1934 - Jul 29, 1989
Sebastian, FL
Annie M Revels
Nov 26, 1899 - Feb 2, 1990
Lakeland, FL
Percy Revels
Dec 16, 1901 - September 1980
Florida
Floyce W Revels
Jan 31, 1937 - Dec 18, 2002
Steinhatchee, FL
Romean J Revels
Mar 25, 1926 - June 1998
Lecanto, FL
Cyler Revels
Apr 30, 1891 - November 1967
Clewiston, Florida
Audrey I Revels
Jun 22, 1922 - Dec 7, 2001

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