Notable Residents

Andrew W. Mellon Andrew W. Mellon - There is a house on Hills Church Road which claims to be the home where Andrew W Mellon was raised.  So it seems that he grew up in the Export Area. Judge Thomas Mellon, the father of Andrew Mellon was raised here as well, Thomas was the founder of the Mellon bank.Andrew William Mellon was… Continue Reading >
Bob Moose Pittsburgh Pirates Bob Moose - Robert (Bob) Ralph Moose Jr. (October 9, 1947 - October 9, 1976) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1967 to 1976. Moose spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Pirates. His best season came in 1969 when he posted a 14-3 won-loss record and a 2.91 Earned Run Average working equally as a starter… Continue Reading >
Captain John Meier Capt. John F. Meier of the USS Gerald Ford - A recent article in the Penn Franklin pointed out that we have another notabable Export resident and hometown hero Capt. John F. Meier.  Meier commands the USS Gerald Ford the most powerful and advanced aircraft carrier in the world!  What a big honor for the borough of Export.  You can read a little more about… Continue Reading >
Eric Schwerer Eric Schwerer - Eric has written two books. His most recent is The Saint of Withdrawal. His first book, Whittling Lessons (a limited edition chapbook, Finishing Line Press, 2005), was nominated for an Ohioan Book Award.He earned a PhD from Ohio University. He has taught poetry to people recovering from mental illness and now teaches in the Creative… Continue Reading >
Jimmy Ripple Jimmy Ripple - James Albert Ripple (October 14, 1909 - July 16, 1959) was an American right and center fielder in Major League Baseball from 1936-1943.Born in Export, Pennsylvania, he was on three World Series teams, with the New York Giants in 1936 and 1937 and the Cincinnati Reds in 1940. He died at age 49 in Greensburg,… Continue Reading >