Photo courtesy of e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia
Michael Joseph Owens (Jan. 1, 1859-Dec. 27, 1923) , one of America's foremost geniuses in the development of mechanical glass production, was born in Point Pleasant. His company was a pioneer in window glass.
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.