this was posted at watchtower services site that advertises here
a link to a news story today..
Top Ten underappreciated Western Pennsylvanians
number 3 is..
3. Charles Taze Russell -- A North Sider with some influence. He founded the Jehovah's Witnesses, one of the few American-bred religious denominations. The group has become famous both for its pacifism and evangelizing. What does a guy have to do to get credit -- go door-to-door?
Actually CTR did not found the Jehovah's Witnesses. He played a large part in developing the Bible Students. Rutherford founded the JWs in 1931. (this is for RR)