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us: Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999

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    • us: Chamberlain, Wilton Norman, 1936-
    • us: Chamberlain, Wilton Norman, 1936-1999
    • us: Wilt, the Stilt, 1936-1999
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1936-08-21
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1999-10-12
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Kansas
        • Organization: (naf) National Collegiate Athletic Association
        • Organization: (naf) Harlem Globetrotters
        • Organization: (naf) National Basketball Association
        • Organization: (naf) Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team)
        • Organization: (naf) Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
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        (naf) University of Kansas
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        (naf) National Collegiate Athletic Association
    • Organization

        (naf) Harlem Globetrotters
    • Organization

        (naf) National Basketball Association
    • Organization

        (naf) Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team)
    • Organization

        (naf) Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

      Chamberlain, Wilton Norman, 1936-Chamberlain, Wilton Norman,1936-
  • Sources

    • found: Sullivan, G. E. Wilt Chamberlain, 1966.
    • found: His Wilt, just like any other 7-foot... 1973: t.p. (Wilt Chamberlain)
    • found: Wilt Chamberlain, 2002: CIP galley (Wilton Norman Chamberlain; b. Aug. 21, 1936; d. in 1999)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Sept. 18, 2006 (under Wilt Chamberlain: Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain; b. Aug. 21, 1936, Philadelphia; d. Oct. 12, 1999, Los Angeles; National Basketball Association basketball player)
    • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (Basketball player)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chamberlain, Wilt; Wilton Norman Chamberlain; basketball player; born 21 August 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; led University of Kansas to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship game (1957); joined Harlem Globetrotters, New York City (1958); joined Philadelphia Warriors (1959); voted Rookie of the Year, All-Star MVP, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) MVP; his efforts for Philadelphia 76ers (1966-1967) and Los Angeles Lakers (1971-1972) earned him NBA championship rings; was elected to the NBA Hall of Fame (1978); published his second autobiography, A View from Above (1991); died 12 October 1999 in Los Angeles, California, United States)
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    • 1980-07-21: new
    • 2016-04-30: revised
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