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Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999

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Personal name headingChamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999
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Variant(s)Chamberlain, Wilton Norman, 1936-
Chamberlain, Wilton Norman, 1936-1999
Wilt, the Stilt, 1936-1999
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1936-08-21
Death date1999-10-12
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
AffiliationUniversity of Kansas National Collegiate Athletic Association Harlem Globetrotters National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team) Philadelphia 76ers (Basketball team)
Profession or occupationBasketball players
Found inSullivan, G. E. Wilt Chamberlain, 1966.
His Wilt, just like any other 7-foot... 1973: t.p. (Wilt Chamberlain)
Wilt Chamberlain, 2002: CIP galley (Wilton Norman Chamberlain; b. Aug. 21, 1936; d. in 1999)
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)
Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (Basketball player)
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)