From Kook Science
|Born||10 March 1870|
Fountain County, Illinois
|Died||11 October 1942 (72) |
|Alma mater||Union Christian College, Merom [Indiana] (1889-1894)|
|Affiliations||Christian Catholic Church of Zion|
Wilbur Glenn Voliva (March 10, 1870 - October 11, 1942) was an American evangelical and political leader, successor of John Alexander Dowie as General Overseer of the Christian Catholic Church of Zion (from 1898) and leader of Zion, Illinois, who has been noted for his broadcast proponency of Flat Earth theorem and proclamations of apocalyptic prophecy.
- Miller, Jay Earle (October 1931), "$5,000 for Proving the Earth is a Globe", Modern Mechanics and Inventions: 74, http://blog.modernmechanix.com/5000-for-proving-the-earth-is-a-globe/ — [on Voliva's theory and his public challenge to any to refute him.]
- "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N34M-LQ3 : 27 December 2014), Wilbur Glen Voliva, 11 Oct 1942; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,953,840.