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Photo courtesy of e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia

Cyrus Roberts Vance (March 27, 1917-Jan. 12, 2002), Secretary of State in President Carter's administration, was born in Clarksburg. He helped draft the law creating the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Gallery: Famous West Virginians

Jun. 20, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

West Virginia was once considered home for many famous faces. Here are some of the famous people with ties to West Virginia.

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