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William Yale Wilson

 (1927 - 2013)
William Yale Wilson was active/lived in Illinois.  William Wilson is known for film maker, advertising art, painting.

William Yale Wilson

The following information, submitted by Gene Meier, is the obituary of the artist from the Chicago Daily Tribune, July 17, 2013.

William Yale Wilson 1927-2013
Artist worked in advertising industry, movie business
Helped Hollywood producers shoot films in Chicago
by Graydon Megan

Long before a Transformers movie turned Michigan avenue into a cinematic scene of devastation, William Yale Wilson was providing movie and television show production resources so Hollywood producers could use Chicago as a backdrop.

"In the early 1980s, Yale was one of the few production outfitters working in the beginning of Chicago's modern involvement in film production," said Rich Moskal, director of the Chicago Film Offic  ...  Displaying 750 of 4342 characters.

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About  William Yale Wilson

Born:  1927 - La Grande, Illinois
Died:   2013 - Lakeview, Illinois
Known for:  film maker, advertising art, painting