Jim Wright

U.S. Congressperson

1922 –

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Who is Jim Wright?

James Claude Wright, Jr., usually known as Jim Wright, is a former Democratic U.S. Congressman from Texas who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives and was the Speaker of the House from 1987 to 1989. Wright resigned from the House in 1989 because of a scandal.

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Born
Dec 22, 1922
Fort Worth
Also known as
  • Mayor Jim Wright
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Weatherford College
Lived in
  • Fort Worth
  • Weatherford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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