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Billy Mays
Original name: William D. Mays
Birth: Jul. 20, 1958
McKees Rocks
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 2009
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Television Pitchman. He was notable for the products he advertised such as OxiClean, Orange Glo, and Mighty Putty. He recently starred in the Discovery Channel show "Pitchmen" with Anthony Sullivan. He began his selling career in 1977 on the Atlantic City boardwalk. The first item he sold was the Washmatik portable washing device. Later he traveled to home shows, auto shows, and state fairs selling various maintenance products, tools, cleaning products, and food choppers. He hit it big in 1993 when he struck up a friendship with rival salesman Max Appel who was the founder of Orange Glo International. It was after that he was hired by the company to promote their line of cleaning products such as OxiClean on the Home Shopping Network. He was CEO of Mays Promotions Inc. (bio by: Rickie Hufford) 
 
Burial:
Mount Calvary Cemetery
McKees Rocks
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Rickie Hufford
Record added: Jun 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38836224
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REST IN PEACE PITCH MASTER.
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