Photo courtesy of e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia
John Knowles (Sept. 16, 1926-Nov. 29, 2001), who rose to fame with this first novel "A Separate Peace" in 1959, was born in Fairmont.
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.