Frank Wead

Screenwriter, Film writer

1895 – 1947

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Who was Frank Wead?

Frank Wilbur "Spig" Wead was a U.S. Navy aviator turned screenwriter who helped promote United States Naval aviation from its inception through World War II.

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Born
Oct 24, 1895
Peoria
Also known as
  • Lt. Comm. Frank Wead
  • Commander Frank 'Spig' Wead
  • Lieut. Commander Frank Wead U.S.N.
  • Frank Wead Comdr. U.S.N. {Ret}
  • Commander Frank Wilber Wead USN.
  • Lieutenant Commander Wead
  • Commander Frank W. 'Spig' Wead
  • Commander Frank Wilber Wead U.S.N.
  • Lt. Comdr. Frank Wead U.S.N. Ret.
  • Frank Wilbur "Spig" Wead
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Naval Academy
Lived in
  • Illinois
Died
Nov 15, 1947
Santa Monica

Submitted
on July 23, 2013