Robert Ripley

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|name = Robert Ripley
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|birthdate = 25 December 1890
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|birthplace = Santa Rosa, California
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|deathdate = 27 May 1949
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|occupation = cartoonist, radio host, Ripley's Believe It or Not creator
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|website = http://www.ripleys.com/
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'''Robert Ripley''', born in [[1890]] on Christmas in Santa Rosa, California as LeRoy Ripley. He was an cartoonist and radio host and creator of the world famous [[Ripley's Believe It or Not]]!   
 
'''Robert Ripley''', born in [[1890]] on Christmas in Santa Rosa, California as LeRoy Ripley. He was an cartoonist and radio host and creator of the world famous [[Ripley's Believe It or Not]]!   
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* [http://www.ripleys.com/ Official site]
 
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Latest revision as of 07:51, 18 December 2012

Robert Ripley
Robertripley.jpg
Birth Date 25 December 1890
Birth Place Santa Rosa, California
Death Date 27 May 1949
Occupation cartoonist, radio host, Ripley's Believe It or Not creator
Website http://www.ripleys.com/


Robert Ripley, born in 1890 on Christmas in Santa Rosa, California as LeRoy Ripley. He was an cartoonist and radio host and creator of the world famous Ripley's Believe It or Not!

He spent his career traveling the world and "collecting" odd facts, curios and experiences. Having visited over 198 countries, Ripley later opened "Odditorium" Museums filled with the spoils of a life of adventure.

He died of a heart attack on May 27, 1949.

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