Wright, James Claude Jr.

Born: Dec 22, 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader, Politicial Adviser

1922 - Born in Fort Worth, Texas



- studied at Weatherford College


1941 - got enlisted in the US Army Air Force


1942 - engaged to combat missions in the South Pacific



- first elected as US Congressman (Democrat) from Texas



- House majority leader


1984 - wrote "Reflections of a Public Man"



- Speaker of the House


1989 - resigned on June 30 from Congress amid charges of violating House rules on accepting gifts and receiving outside income, particularly book royalties


1996 - wrote historical memoir "Balance of Power: Presidents and Congress From the Era of McCarthy to the Age of Gingrich"


Jim Wright never married. 

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