James A. Wright

U.S. Congressperson

1902 – 1963

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Who was James A. Wright?

James Assion Wright was an American lawyer from Pennsylvania who served in the U.S. Congress from 1941 to 1945.

Wright was born in Carnegie, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1923 and from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1927. He served as assistant county solicitor of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, from 1935 to 1941.

Wright was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and Seventy-eighth Congresses. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944.

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Born
Aug 11, 1902
United States of America
Also known as
  • James Wright
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • College of the Holy Cross
Died
Nov 7, 1963

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on July 23, 2013

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