List of people from West Virginia

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This is a list of prominent people from the territory that now makes up the U.S. state of West Virginia.

Athletics[edit]

Business[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Frontiersmen[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Literature & Art[edit]

Stonewall Jackson
Booker T. Washington

Military[edit]

Chuck Yeager

Politics & Government[edit]

Robert C. Byrd
Jay Rockefeller
Cyrus Vance

Religion[edit]

Science[edit]

Other[edit]

Belle Boyd

References[edit]

  1. ^ NWA World Junior Heavyweight Championship
  2. ^ "Williams vaults to gold at worlds". ESPN. October 17, 2009. Retrieved October 17, 2011.