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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, G. G. — of Idaho City, Boise County, Idaho. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, G. H. — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Mayor of Auburn, Ala., 1951-55, 1957-60. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Gardner, Jr. — of Rome, Floyd County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wright, Gardner H. — Delaware state treasurer, 1841-45. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Gayle — of Erie, Erie County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Wright, George — of Amboy (now Perth Amboy), Middlesex County, N.J. Postmaster at Amboy, N.J., 1796-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George — Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George A. — of Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Big Rapids, Mich.; elected 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George A. — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Democrat. Postmaster at Havre, Mont., 1936-44 (acting, 1936-37). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George C. — of Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George C. — of Norwich, Chenango County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wright, George Crogin — also known as George C. Wright — of Westminster Station, Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Born in Westminster, Windham County, Vt. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Westminster, 1910. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George F. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George F. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George F. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 15th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George F., Jr. — of Euclid, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wright, George F. — of Stratford, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Wright, George Grover (1820-1896) — also known as George G. Wright — of Van Buren County, Iowa; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Bloomington, Monroe County, Ind., March 24, 1820. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate, 1849-51; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1855-60, 1860-70; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1871-77. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, January 11, 1896 (age 75 years, 293 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Brother of Joseph Albert Wright (1810-1867).
  Cross-reference: Emlin McClain
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wright, George H. — of Smyrna, Kent County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Smyrna, Del., 1931-36. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George M. — of Burlington County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Burlington County, 1865-67. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George M. (1865-1926) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born April 12, 1865. Republican. Mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1913-16. Died January 7, 1926 (age 60 years, 270 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George N. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 40th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Wright, George R. — Democrat. Jeffersonian candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George S. — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George S. (b. 1875) — of Milan, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Essex Township, Clinton County, Mich., March 17, 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Washtenaw County 2nd District, 1915-16. English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George T. — of Tappahannock, Essex County, Va. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George W. — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George W. — of Mercer, Mercer County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 47th District, 1877-80; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George W. (b. 1872) — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Born in Illinois, 1872. Republican. Realtor; member of South Dakota state senate 22nd District, 1911-14; South Dakota Republican state chair, 1924-26; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Luella Biddle.
  Wright, George W. — of Illinois. Socialist. Contractor; delegate to Socialist National Convention from Illinois, 1920; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, George Washington (1809-1877) — of Texas. Born in Carthage, Smith County, Tenn., December 11, 1809. Served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836-37, 1838-39; member of Texas Republic Senate, 1843-45; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1845; delegate to Texas secession convention, 1861. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Paris, Lamar County, Tex., August 2, 1877 (age 67 years, 234 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Paris, Tex.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Wright, George Washington (1816-1885) — of California. Born in Massachusetts, 1816. U.S. Representative from California at-large, 1849-51. Died in 1885 (age about 69 years). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Mass.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wright, George WM — of New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wright, Gerald Lewis (1933-2002) — also known as Gerald L. Wright; Jerry Wright — of West Valley City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Lyman, Uinta County, Wyo., February 22, 1933. Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict; school teacher; mayor of West Valley City, Utah, 1994-2002; defeated, 1987; died in office 2002. Mormon. Suffered a stroke, and died, in LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, July 25, 2002 (age 69 years, 153 days). Interment at Valley View Memorial Park, West Valley City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Alton T. Wright and Ida Mabel (Jensen) Wright; married, July 16, 1953, to Lila Lynn Florence.
  Gerald L. Wright Elementary School, in West Valley City, Utah, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wright, Gertrude S. — of Ajo, Pima County, Ariz. Republican. Postmaster at Ajo, Ariz., 1913. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Graham — of Talladega, Talladega County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1944, 1948 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Granville — of Lufkin, Angelina County, Tex. Mayor of Lufkin, Tex., 1950-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Gregory — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wright, Guy W. — of Covington, Campbell County (now Kenton County), Ky. Postmaster at Covington, Ky., 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. Clifford — of Maryland. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. Dennis (b. 1897) — of Montcalm, Mercer County, W.Va. Born in Rock, Mercer County, W.Va., November 25, 1897. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1935-38. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; United Mine Workers. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. E. — of Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Mo. Postmaster at Webster Groves, Mo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. Franklin — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956; Socialist Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wright, H. G. — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, H. Tom — of Oceanside, San Diego County, Calif. Mayor of Oceanside, Calif., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Hal E. See Harold E. Wright
  Wright, Hamilton Mercer (b. 1852) — also known as Hamilton M. Wright — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 26, 1852. Democrat. Physician; lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Bay County 1st District, 1883-86; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1887-89, 1895-97; probate judge in Michigan, 1889-1900. Episcopalian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Hamilton Mercer Wright and Virginia (Huckins) Wright; married 1871 to Anne Dana Fitzhugh.
  Wright, Mrs. Harold — of Belgrade, Gallatin County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Female. Still living as of 1960.
Harold E. Wright Wright, Harold E. — also known as Hal E. Wright — of Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendale, Calif., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Glendale Public Library
  Wright, Harold L. — of Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives, 1962 (Jackson County 2nd District), 1970 (49th District). Still living as of 1970.
  Wright, Harriet L. — of Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Bladensburg, Md., 1861-63. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Harry — of Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Acting postmaster at Clifton Heights, Pa., 1924-26. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Harry C. — of Schoharie, Schoharie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Haskell — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wright, Hazel Bledsoe — of Sherman, Grayson County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wright, Helen — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Wright, Hendrick Bradley (1808-1881) — also known as Hendrick B. Wright — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1808. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1853-55, 1861-63, 1877-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860, 1876. Died in 1881 (age about 73 years). Interment at Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wright, Henry — of Erie County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state senate 49th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Henry C. — of Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Sagadahoc County (1st), 1931-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Henry M. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Henry W. (1868-1948) — of Los Angeles County, Calif. Born near Ionia, Chickasaw County, Iowa, March 4, 1868. Republican. Real estate business; member of California state assembly, 1915-22; Speaker of the California State Assembly, 1919-22. Methodist. Died at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 19, 1948 (age 80 years, 168 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Herbert I. — of Three Rivers, St. Joseph County, Mich. Democrat. Postmaster at Three Rivers, Mich., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Herbert R. — U.S. Consul in Puerto Plata, 1905; Utilla, 1905-08; Puerto Cabello, 1908-17. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Hiram A. — of Prairie du Chien, Crawford County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate 3rd District, 1851-52; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1853; Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Homer — of Auburn, Lee County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Auburn, Ala., 1935-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Howard See W. Howard Wright
  Wright, Howell — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Hudson H. — of Wayne County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1954, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ira L. — of Preston County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wright, Isaac — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Kokomo, Ind., 1918-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Isaac H. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Isaac S. — Member of Ohio state senate 5th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Mrs. Ivan D. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ivan D. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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