Ritchie County

February 12, 1901: Congressman Jacob Blair Dies at 79

Congressman Jacob Blair died in Utah, on February 12, 1901, at age 79. He was born in Parkersburg in 1821 and orphaned at a young age. He studied law…

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May 20, 1983: Basketball Coach, Author Clair Bee Dies at 87

On May 20, 1983, basketball coach and author Clair Bee died at age 87. He was a native of Pennsboro in Ritchie County but grew up in Grafton.He became a…

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