Biography of J. W. Wright
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Wright, J. W., Pownal, (Pownal Center p. o.), is descended from Charles Wright, and grandson of Solomon Wright, and son of Pliny and Phinett (Wads. worth) Wright. Mr. Wright has been selectman of his town, and a peculiar circumstance of the election was that three brothers were elected to fill the offices of first, second and third selectmen of the town. Mr. Wright represented his town in 1867. He was appointed justice of the peace to fill a vacancy, and was elected in 1886, and has been town juror. He is engaged in farming having, a fine farm of eighty acres.

From:
HISTORY OF BENNINGTON COUNTY, VT
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
EDITED BY
LEWIS CASS ALDRICH
1889


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