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Wright, U to Z

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, Uriel — of Marion, Cole County, Mo. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Missouri, 1839; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 28th District, 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Mrs. V. H. — of San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wright, Verna — of Heidelberg, Allegheny County, Pa.; Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948, 1956, 1960. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Victor O. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Virginia K. — of Roanoke, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Roanoke, Va., 1940-55 (acting, 1940-41). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Postmaster at Atlantic City, N.J., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. A., Sr. — of Cloquet, Carlton County, Minn. Postmaster at Cloquet, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. A. — of San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. B. — of Bartlett, Shelby County, Tenn. Postmaster at Bartlett, Tenn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. C. — of Emery, Hanson County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 12th District, 1889-90. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Arkansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. H. — of Wayne County, Mich. Socialist. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1936, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. Howard — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924, 1940 (alternate), 1944 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. J. — of Virginia Beach, Va. Mayor of Virginia Beach, Va., 1910-13. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. R. — of Gillette, Campbell County, Wyo. Mayor of Gillette, Wyo., 1928-30. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. S. — of Lockport, Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1876, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. S. M. — of Sonoma County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. T. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 15th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. T. — of Globe, Gila County, Ariz. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. W. — of Toulon, Stark County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, W. W. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Walter C., Jr. — of Cape May County, N.J. Independent candidate for New Jersey state senate from Cape May County, 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Wright, Walter E. — of Amston, Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Farmer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Walter H. (born c.1866) — of Centerbrook, Essex, Middlesex County, Conn. Born in Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn., about 1866. Republican. Manufacturer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Essex, 1905-06; member of Connecticut state senate 34th District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Walter J. — of Pennsylvania. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 33rd District, 1924; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1928; candidate for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Walter M. — of Orange, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Walter S. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 9th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Warren — of Sangamon County, Ill. Republican. Illinois state treasurer, 1941-43, 1955-57; defeated in primary, 1938; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Warren E. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 20th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Warren E. — of Park Ridge, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Wayne H. — of East Aurora, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at East Aurora, N.Y., 1937-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Wendall C. III — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. American candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 33rd District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Wright, Willard — of Atlantic City, Atlantic County, N.J. Mayor of Atlantic City, N.J., 1876-77, 1879, 1881, 1892-93. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Willard J. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Willene — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Wright, William (1794-1866) — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Born in Clarksville, Rockland County, N.Y., November 13, 1794. Democrat. Mayor of Newark, N.J., 1841-43; U.S. Representative from New Jersey 5th District, 1843-47; president, Morris and Essex Railroad, 1843-66; candidate for Governor of New Jersey, 1847; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1853-59, 1863-66; died in office 1866; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1860. Died in Newark, Essex County, N.J., November 1, 1866 (age 71 years, 353 days). Interment at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of William Wright (1754-1808) and Hannah (Dusenbury) Wright; married 1819 to Minerva Peet (1795-1882); great-grandfather of Jerauld Wright (1898-1995).
  Political family: Mason family of Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wright, William — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1881. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William — of Lochmoor (now Grosse Pointe Woods), Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for village president of Lochmoor, Michigan, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William, Jr. — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 22nd District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Wright, William A. (d. 1929) — of Georgia. Georgia state comptroller general, 1879-1929; died in office 1929. Died September 13, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William A. — of Fair Haven East (now part of New Haven), New Haven County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Fair Haven East, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William A. — of Tappahannock, Essex County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 33rd District, 1932-35; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William B. (d. 1868) — of Monticello, Sullivan County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Sullivan County, 1847; Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1847; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1861-68; died in office 1868; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1868; died in office 1868. Died January 12, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William B. — of Effingham, Effingham County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 4th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William B. — of Elko, Elko County, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William Bacon (1830-1895) — of Texas. Born in Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga., July 4, 1830. Representative from Texas in the Confederate Congress, 1862-64; major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; delegate to Texas state constitutional convention, 1875. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., August 10, 1895 (age 65 years, 37 days). Interment at Dignowitty Cemetery, San Antonio, Tex.
  Wright, William C. — of Tarrytown, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Tarrytown, N.Y., 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William Carter (1866-1933) — also known as William C. Wright — of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Born in Carroll County, Ga., January 6, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1918-33. Died in 1933 (age about 67 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wright, William D. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1897-1905. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William F. — Secretary and confidential clerk for U.S. Sen. Matthew Quay; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William G. — of Pennsylvania. Single Tax candidate for Pennsylvania state auditor general, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William H. (b. 1902) — of Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff County, Neb., November 27, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; Nebraska state attorney general, 1935-37. Episcopalian. Member, Phi Kappa Psi; Phi Delta Phi; American Bar Association; Kiwanis. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Fred A. Wright and Elizabeth (Royer) Wright; married, October 15, 1930, to Myldred Handy.
  Wright, William J. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Democrat. Postmaster at Seattle, Wash., 1853-54. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William K. — of Renovo, Clinton County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Renovo, Pa., 1894-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William M. — of Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William O. — of Cabell County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William P. — U.S. Consul in Johannesburg, as of 1940-43. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William T. — of Maryland. Born in Maryland. U.S. Consul in Santos, as of 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William T. — of Rensselaer, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Rensselaer, N.Y., 1936-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William T. — of Yeadon, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Burgess of Yeadon, Pennsylvania, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William W. — of Geneva, Ontario County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, William W. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1934-35; candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Willie T. — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wright, Willis L. — of Montana. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Worthington — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County 3rd District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Wright, Wyllis — of Hartland, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartland, 1824-25, 1832-33, 1837. Burial location unknown.


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