Biography of J. M. Wright
Hancock County, OH Biographies





J. M. WRIGHT, furniture dealer, McComb, was born in Pleasant Township, this county, August 9, 1857, and is the only son of Henry and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Wright, the latter of German descent. His father is a prominent farmer of this township. Our subject was reared on the farm and attended the schools of McComb. He followed agricultural pursuits till 1882, when he embarked in the furniture business in company with Mr. Fife (whose interest he subsequently bought), and in 1883 admitted Mr. Stoker. In 1885 Mr. Wright bought out Mr. Stoker, and now conducts the business alone. He was married, in 1879, to Lizzie Fife, of Scotch descent, daughter of Nathaniel Fife. and by this anion has one child, May. Mrs. Wright is a member of the Christian Church. Politically he is a Republican. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., of McComb.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886


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