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Wright, Jim, 1922-2015

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Personal name headingWright, Jim, 1922-2015
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Variant(s)Wright, James Claude, Jr., 1922-2015
Wright, James Claude, 1922-
LocatedWeatherford (Tex.)
Birth date19221222
Death date20150506
Place of birthFort Worth (Tex.)
Place of deathFort Worth (Tex.)
Field of activityWorld War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Democratic Party (U.S.)
United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group (H), 380th
Profession or occupationUnited States. Congress. House--Speakers
Found inHis You and your Congressman, 1965-
Current biography, Apr. 1979 (Wright, James Claud [sic], Jr.; see Wright, Jim)
Washington post WWW site, viewed May 6, 2015 (Jim Wright; b. James Claude Wright Jr., Dec. 22, 1922, Weatherford, Tex.; d. May 6, Fort Worth, aged 92; hard-driving 18-term Texas Democrat who, as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, expanded the influence of the speakership into foreign affairs before resigning from elective office in 1989 amid an ethics investigation into his business dealidngs)
New York times (online), viewed May 7, 2015 (in obituary published May 6: Jim Wright; b. James Claude Wright Jr., Dec. 22, 1922, Fort Worth; grew up in Weatherford, Tex.; d. Wednesday [May 6, 2015], Fort Worth, aged 92)
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