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Wright, E to F

WRIGHT (Soundex W623) — See also ARKWRIGHT, BOATWRIGHT, BOTWRIGHT, CARTWRIGHT, CORTWRIGHT, COURTWRIGHT, DRUMWRIGHT, HANDWRIGHT, HOVEY-WRIGHT, PARSONS-WRIGHT, REAT, REATH, RHETT, RIETH, RIGHT, RIOTTE, RITT, SEAWRIGHT, WAINWRIGHT, WANEWRIGHT, WHEELWRIGHT, WIGHT, WRAIGHT, WREATH, WRIGHTON, WRIGHTSMAN, WRIGHTSON.

  Wright, E. Blake — of Mercer County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, E. M. — of Stearns County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate 31st District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Earl — of Wyoming. Republican. Candidate for Governor of Wyoming, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Mrs. Earl S. — of Dubois, Clark County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ed — of Cedar County, Iowa. Speaker of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1866-67; secretary of state of Iowa, 1867-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ed See J. Ed Wright
  Wright, Edmund — of Edenton, Chowan County, N.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edward D. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1863; member of West Virginia state senate 8th District, 1865-68. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edward D. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edward D. — Candidate for Michigan state senate 23rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edward F. — of Kent County, Del. Democrat. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Wright, Edward H., Jr. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1907. Burial location unknown.
Edward H. Wright Wright, Edward Herbert (1863-1930) — also known as Edward H. Wright — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 1863. Republican. Lawyer; Cook County Commissioner, 1897-1900; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908. African ancestry. Died, in Colonial Hospital, Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., August 6, 1930 (age 66 years, 312 days). Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Public Library
  Wright, Edward R. — of Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edward T. — of Brentwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state senate 15th District, 1956; mayor of Brentwood, Mo., 1963-69. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edwin C. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 4th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edwin O. (born c.1867) — of Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., about 1867. Democrat. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1899-1901; member of Connecticut state senate 30th District, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Edwin Ruthvin Vincent (1812-1871) — also known as Edwin R. V. Wright — of Hudson City (now part of Jersey City), Hudson County, N.J. Born in Hoboken, Hudson County, N.J., January 2, 1812. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1865-67. Died in Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J., January 21, 1871 (age 59 years, 19 days). Interment at Hoboken Cemetery, New Durham, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wright, Edwin V. — People's candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Eldon — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wright, Eli — of Santa Clara County, Calif. Member of California state senate, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Eli M. — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Mayor of Chattanooga, Tenn., 1873, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Elihu C. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 3rd District, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Elijah — of Coventry, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Coventry, 1822-23, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Elisha — of Barre Center, Orleans County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orleans County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Eliza G. — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Elizabeth — of West Boylston, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Wright, Elizabeth W. — of Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Eloise — of Albany County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Elwin T. — of Rockland, Plymouth County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts Governor's Council 1st District; elected 1922; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Emory H. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 16th Circuit, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ephraim M. — Secretary of state of Massachusetts, 1853-56. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ernest T. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ernie — of Mountain Home, Baxter County, Ark. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Esther — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 36th District, 1932; candidate for New York state senate 42nd District, 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Eugene Allen (1913-2002) — Born in Seattle, King County, Wash., February 23, 1913. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1969-83; took senior status 1983. Died in Seattle, King County, Wash., September 3, 2002 (age 89 years, 192 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Wright, Eugene S. (b. 1878) — of Montgomery Center, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vt. Born in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vt., February 26, 1878. Republican. Insurance agent; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Montgomery, 1910. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, F. B. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Donald Orr Wright (1893?-?).
  Wright, F. Marion — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fayette L. — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1916 (alternate), 1920; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret; elected 1918. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fielding Lewis (1895-1956) — also known as Fielding L. Wright — of Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Miss. Born in Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Miss., May 16, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Mississippi state senate, 1928-31; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1932-40; Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1945-46; Governor of Mississippi, 1946-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1948, 1952; States Rights candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Mississippi, 1954. Died in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., May 4, 1956 (age 60 years, 354 days). Interment at Kelly Cemetery, Rolling Fork, Miss.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wright, Floyd Wilford (1926-1990) — also known as Floyd Wright — of Corinth, Denton County, Tex. Born in Lewisville, Denton County, Tex., March 5, 1926. Mayor of Corinth, Tex., 1963-64. Died in Sandy Shores, Denton County, Tex., March 21, 1990 (age 64 years, 16 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Hubert Wright (1893-1974) and Bertha Ellen (Stevens) Wright (1895-1971); married to Bernice Land.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wright, Foster — of Jamestown, Fentress County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Francis M. — of Champaign County, Ohio. Ohio auditor of state, 1856-60. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank — of Wortham, Freestone County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank — of Shelton, Fairfield County, Conn. First selectman of Shelton, Connecticut, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1924; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank E. — of Cumberland, Allegany County, Md. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Cumberland, Md., 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank H. — of Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888 (alternate), 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank L. — of Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz.; Douglas, Cochise County, Ariz. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1904; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank M. — of Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C. Republican. Postmaster at Asheboro, N.C., 1928-33 (acting, 1928-29). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank M. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frank W. — of Whittier, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Whittier, Calif., 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Franklin See H. Franklin Wright
  Wright, Franklin L. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fred, Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fred M. — of Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fred M. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 5th District, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Fred W. — of De Smet, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 23rd District, 1935-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frederick A. — of Glen Cove, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Postmaster at Glen Cove, N.Y., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frederick K. — of Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Wellsboro, Pa., 1895-99. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Frederick P. (1854-1916) — of St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa., January 25, 1854. Republican. Newspaper work; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1892-94. Presbyterian. Died in Florida Keys, Monroe County, Fla., February 18, 1916 (age 62 years, 24 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, St. Paul, Minn.
  Wright, Frederick W. — of Montana. Montana state treasurer, 1893-97. Burial location unknown.


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