Biography of Thomas R. Wright
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Wright, Thomas R., was born on Prince Edward Island in 1823. His grandfather, Nathaniel Wright, served in the war of the Revolution, notwithstanding the fact that his own father, William Wright was a loyalist. John, the father of our subject, was a very prominent man in Prince Edward Island, a magistrate for along term of years. Thomas came to Oswego Falls in 1849, and like his father engaged in lumber manufacture, utilizing the unsurpassed power at this place. He represented Granby in the county legislature for five years. His wife was Delila, daughter of Hiram Ballou of Parish, and their sons, John J. and H. Jesse, are engaged in the hardware trade at Fulton.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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