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Wright, O to R

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, O. C. — of Ionia, Ionia County, Mich. Member of Michigan People's Party State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, O. H. — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 26th District, 1869-70. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, O. W. — of Centralia, Marion County, Ill. Mayor of Centralia, Ill., 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Okley V. — of Mercer County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mercer County, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Olin S. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1893-96, 1899-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Oliver W. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Omar H. — of Belvidere, Boone County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Orestes H. — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 13th District, 1932; delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Otis — of Gillette, Campbell County, Wyo. Democrat. Member of Wyoming state senate from Campbell County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Wright, Pat See Patricia Wright
  Wright, Pat — of San Francisco, Calif. Candidate for mayor of San Francisco, Calif., 1983. Still living as of 1983.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wright, Patricia — also known as Pat Wright — of Canton, Fulton County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Wright, Patricia H. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Wright, Paul — of Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1996; Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wright, Phil — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Mayor of San Antonio, Tex., 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Presco — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Springfield, Ill., 1865-68. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Preston — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Whig. Postmaster at Kansas City, Mo., 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Preston — of Ontario County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1910 (31st District), 1916 (36th District); candidate for New York state assembly from Ontario County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Purdon See J. Purdon Wright
  Wright, Mrs. R. D. — of Newberry, Newberry County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, R. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, R. W., Jr. — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ralph — of Vermont. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Wright, Ralph S. — of Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Mayor of Conneaut, Ohio, 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Rans See Ambrose Ransom Wright
  Wright, Raymond — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Mayor of Ogden, Utah, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Rebecca See C. Rebecca Wright
  Wright, Richard (1867-1952) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., December 21, 1867. Republican. Secretary to New York Supreme Court justice John MacCrate, 1921-39 warden, Kings County Jail, 1911; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1940, 1944 (alternate), 1952; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1930. Died, in Greenpoint Hospital, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 15, 1952 (age 84 years, 146 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wright, Richard — also known as Dick Wright — of Chester, Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1960; Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1960; chair of Hancock County Democratic Party, 1961-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Wright, Richard Q. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Richard R. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga.; Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1888, 1892, 1896 (alternate), 1912 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Richard S. — Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 26th District, 1928-31; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Richardson L. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate, 1857-59 (2nd District 1857, 1st District 1858-59). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert (1752-1826) — of Maryland. Born near Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., November 20, 1752. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777-78, 1780, 1784, 1786-87, 1791-92; member of Maryland state senate, 1801; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1801-06; Governor of Maryland, 1806-09; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1810-17, 1821-23; district judge in Maryland, 1823-26. Episcopalian. Died in Queen Anne's County, Md., September 7, 1826 (age 73 years, 291 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Queen Anne's County, Md.
  Relatives: Son of Solomon Wright and Mary (Tidmarsh) Wright; married to Sarah DeCoursey and Miss Ringgold; father of Clintonia Wright (who married Phillip Francis Thomas (1810-1890)); cousin *** of Turbutt Wright.
  Political family: Wright family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Wright, Robert — of Bladensburg, Prince George's County, Md. Postmaster at Bladensburg, Md., 1828-35. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert — of Livonia, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wright, Robert — also known as Bob Wright — of Rockville, Montgomery County, Md. Candidate for mayor of Rockville, Md., 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Wright, Robert E. — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Postmaster at Allentown, Pa., 1836-41, 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert E. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1896, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert G. — of Morris County, N.J. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly, 1967 (Conservative, District 10-B), 1969 (National Conservative, District 10-A). Still living as of 1969.
  Wright, Robert H. — of Munising, Alger County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert K., Jr. — U.S. Consul in Aspinwall, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert L. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wright, Robert L. — of Logan, Logan County, W.Va. Mayor of Logan, W.Va., 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Wright, Robert L. — of Orem, Utah County, Utah. Candidate in primary for mayor of Orem, Utah, 1989. Still living as of 1989.
  Wright, Robert R. — of Denver, Colo. Mayor of Denver, Colo., 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Robert R. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 32nd Circuit, 1957-65. Still living as of 1965.
  Wright, Roderick D. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000; member of California state assembly, 1996-2002. African ancestry. Still living as of 2002.
  Wright, Roger M. — of Centralia, Boone County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Centralia, Mo., 1965-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Wright, Roger N. — of Wabash, Wabash County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Ron — Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Representative from California 16th District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Wright, Ron (born c.1953) — of Arlington, Tarrant County, Tex. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Wright, Roscoe H. — of Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford; elected 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Rose — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Postmaster at Harrisburg, Pa., 1814-22. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Roy O. II — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state senate 18th District, 2006. Still living as of 2006.
  Wright, Roy V. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state senate from Essex County, 1942-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Rudy — of Hickory, Catawba County, N.C. Elected () mayor of Hickory, N.C. 2009. Still living as of 2009.
Russell Wright Wright, Russell — of Watertown, Jefferson County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Jefferson County, 1935-44. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936


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