Biography of Orlo W. Wright





Wright, Orlo W., p. o. Corfu, N. Y., Darien's commissioner of highways, and one of her progressive and enterprising citizens, is the youngest of a family of four children born to George W. and Elizabeth (Wickmore) Wright, and was born in the town of Alden, Erie county, N. Y., July 17, 1859. He is of English descent, his grandfather, Morris Wright, having come to this country from England in the year 1818. Mr. Wright is a member of the Genesee County Grange. He is one of the thorough farmers of Darien. and in addition to operating his farm, he is engaged in dealing in cattle, employing one or more men to assist in his farm work; his farm of eighty acres is situated just south of Corfu village. Mr. Wright has succeeded in gaining a competency of this world's goods and is surrounded by all the attributes of a happy home.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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