Andrew Glass

Submitted to the West Virginia Biographies Project by:
Chris & Kerry
December 4, 1999

The History of West Virginia, Old and New
Published 1923, The American Historical Society, Inc.
Chicago and New York, Volume II
pg.68 & 69

ANDREW Glass is one of the very active and influential younger men in the
industrial and commercial life of Wheeling, and his practical field of
experience since leaving school has been the iron and steel industry.

He was born at Wheeling, June 25, 1881, son of Woodward W. and Mary C. Glass.
His grandfather, Andrew Glass, was one of the original stockholders of the
LaBelle Iron Works, one of the pioneer iron industries at Wheeling, established
seventy years ago, and now a subsidiary of the Wheeling Steel Corporation.

Mr. Andrew Glass acquired most of his public school education in Chicago, and
as a youth became a salesman in the Chicago store of the Wheeling Corrugating
Company. Later he was made general manager of the Portsmouth, Ohio, works of
the Whitaker-Glessner Company, and for several years past has been president of
the Whitaker-Glessner Company and vice president of the Wheeling Steel
Corporation and his business offices are in the Wheeling Steel Corporation

Mr. Glass is a republican, a Knight Templar Mason and Shriner and a member of
the Elks, and belongs to the Fort Henry Club, Wheeling Country Club and the
Columbus Athletic Association. August 2, 1920, he married Dorothy Varner, and
they have an infant son, Alexander Glass.