Wilbur Shaw

Wilbur Shaw bio

Birth Name: Wilbur Shaw

Occupation: Race Car Driver

Place Of Birth: Indiana

Date Of Birth: October 31, 1902

Date Of Death: October 30, 1954

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Wilbur Shaw was born on the 31st of October, 1902. He was famous for being a Race Car Driver. American race driver and former president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Wilbur Shaw was born in Indiana. He was born in Shelbyville, Indiana and competed in his first Indianapolis 500 in 1927. He won the Indianapolis 500 race three times (1937, 1939 and 1940), becoming the second racer to win the event three times and the first to win in back-to-back seasons.

Wilbur Shaw was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilbur Shaw was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Wilbur Shaw is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Wilbur’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Wilbur Shaw’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Wilbur Shaw’s parents.

Associated with

Robert Wickens

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Pascal Wehrlein

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Emiliano Spataro

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Wilbur Shaw kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Wilbur Shaw was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wilbur Shaw
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Wilbur Shaw was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Wilbur Shaw was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Wilbur Shaw had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Wilbur Shaw’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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