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us: Wright, Jim, 1922-2015


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Wright, James Claude, Jr., 1922-2015
    • us: Wright, James Claude, 1922-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19221222
    • Death Date

        20150506
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fort Worth (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Fort Worth (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Weatherford (Tex.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19550103
        • Affiliation End: 19890630
        • Source: Biographical directory of the United States Congress WWW site, viewed May 6, 2015
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army Air Forces. Bomb Group (H), 380th
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015
        (lcsh) World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) United States. Congress. House--Speakers
        • Source: Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015
        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Bombardiers
          • Source: Wikipedia, viewed May 6, 2015
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Wright, James Claude, 1922-Wright, James Claude,1922-
    • Sources

      • found: His You and your Congressman, 1965-
      • found: Current biography, Apr. 1979 (Wright, James Claud [sic], Jr.; see Wright, Jim)
      • found: 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)
      • found: 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)
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-06-02: new
      • 2015-05-07: revised
    • Alternate Formats