Wilbur Voliva

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Wilbur Voliva
Wilbur Voliva - portrait.jpg
c. 1921
Born 10 March 1870(1870-03-10)
Fountain County, Illinois
Died 11 October 1942 (72) [1]
Chicago, Illinois
Alma mater Union Christian College, Merom [Indiana] (1889-1894)
Affiliations Christian Catholic Church of Zion
Spouse(s) Ida [Emanuelson]

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.

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  1. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 27 December 2014), Wilbur Glen Voliva, 11 Oct 1942; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,953,840.