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Douglas E. Wright
Full Name: Douglas E. Wright
Date of birth: August 9, 1909
Date of death: October 26, 1971

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Aug 23, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   Democrat Omaha / Morris   Morris, Titus
(1) Douglas Wright, in special election 8/23/1939, succeeded Virgil A. Fielden, resigned 8/3/1939. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private, World War II. Military grave marker, Douglas E. Wright. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, Douglas E. Wright, 10/27/1971, p. 22. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1940 - Douglas Wright, Omaha, Morris County, age 30, born circa 1910, farming/farm; spouse Hazel E. Wright, age 25, teaching/public school. FamilySearch.
  • Douglas E. Wright, birth date 8/9/1909, death date 10/26/1971, interment in Omaha Cemetery, Omaha, Morris County, spouse Hazel Elizabeth Henderson Wright. Find a Grave.
  • World War II veteran; candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 1st District of Texas, 1954. "District Candidates Are Reviewed Here," 7/18/1954, p. 6. Douglas E. Wright was "elected to the Texas Legislature from Morris and Titus Counties and has served as Superintendent of the Morris County Schools." Paris News.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 46th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, west wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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