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Douglas E. Wright

Full Name: Douglas E. Wright
Birth date: August 9, 1909
Death date: October 26, 1971

Terms of Service

  • House, 46th (1) Legislature
    8/23/1939 - 1/14/1941
(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

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 .
  • United States Army, Private, World War II. Military grave marker, Douglas E. Wright, birth date 8/9/1909, death date 10/26/1971, burial in Omaha Cemetery, Omaha, Morris County. 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 .

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