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Famous W.Va.
Jun. 19, 2012 @ 11:40 PM

You probably know that Jennifer Garner, Don Knotts, the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd and Kathy Mattea have roots in West Virginia, but there are a multitude of other famous people with ties to the state.

To honor West Virginia’s 149th birthday, here are some famous people that you may not realize are connected to the Mountain State. The information is provided by e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.