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Jim Wright

Jim Wright
Full Name: James Claude "Jim" Wright, Jr.
Birth date: December 22, 1922
Death date: May 6, 2015

Terms of Service

  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • WRIGHT, James Claude, Jr. (1922-2015). Representative, Majority Leader, TX; Speaker of the House, US. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress .
  • Book in LRL collection, 320 W933. Of Swords and Plowshares: A Collection of the Best Short Writings of Congressman Jim Wright 1967.
  • Photos and biographical sketch, Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington 2004.
  • Memoir in LRL collection, 923.2764 W933. Reflections of a Public Man 1984.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 328.73 F648S 2018. Speaker Jim Wright: Power, Scandal, and the Birth of Modern Politics 2018.
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