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Wheeling, WV

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.cityofwheelingwv.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.wheelingchamber.com/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.wheelingcvb.com/

Population:
31419 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1769 (settled), 1795 (legislation)

County:
Marshall County, Ohio County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Wheeling Jesuit University
1954

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Wheeling-Pittsburgh
1920

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jesse Burkett
Baseball
4-Dec-1868 27-May-1953 The Crab, MLB Hall of Famer
John Corbett
Actor
9-May-1961   Chris the DJ on Northern Exposure
Joseph M. Devine
Politician
15-Mar-1861 31-Aug-1938 Governor of North Dakota, 1898-99
Joyce DeWitt
Actor
23-Apr-1949   Janet on Three's Company
Walter Lowrie Fisher
Government
4-Jul-1862 9-Nov-1935 US Interior Secretary, 1911-13
George Herbig
Astronomer
2-Jan-1920   Herbig-Haro objects
Bill Mazeroski
Baseball
5-Sep-1936   Maz
David McKinley
Politician
28-Mar-1947   Congressman, West Virginia 1st
James F. McNulty
Business
c. 1942   President and CEO, Parsons Corp.
Bob Ney
Politician
5-Jul-1954   Congressman from Ohio, 1995-2006
Walter Reuther
Labor Leader
1-Sep-1907 9-May-1970 UAW and CIO labor leader
Daniel Simpson
Diplomat
9-Jul-1939   US Ambassador to the Congo, 1995-98
Eleanor Steber
Singer
17-Jul-1914 3-Oct-1990 Operatic soprano, NY Metropolitan Opera

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lina Basquette
Actor
19-Apr-1907 30-Sep-1994 The Godless Girl
Wayne L. Hays
Politician
13-May-1911 13-Feb-1989 Congressman from Ohio, 1949-76



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