Today in Wheeling History: June 14--Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartholomew, a renowned botanist, was born in Wheeling (1912). She played a crucial role in building the dried plant collection at West Virginia University, increasing it from 30,000 to 140,000 specimens. She also established a 2,000-plant speed collection. (https://rb.gy/bowh3) (https://rb.gy/7ytgt)
Mike Minder was born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia. He is the author of Wheeling's Gambling History to 1976.