Biography: Wilbur S. Jones (Wheeling Hall of Fame)
Business, Industry and Professions
Wilbur S. Jones (1909-1977) was an Army colonel in WWII, a department store executive (Stone & Thomas) and longtime chairman of the Wheeling Park Commission. Hospitals, parks, schools and businesses throughout the community benefited from his tireless efforts. He is a member of the Wheeling Hall of Fame.