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Wright, James Claude Jr.

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 94 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader, Politicial Adviser

1922 – Born in Fort Worth, Texas

 

1939-1940

– studied at Weatherford College

 

1941 – got enlisted in the US Army Air Force

 

1942 – engaged to combat missions in the South Pacific

 

1954-1989

– first elected as US Congressman (Democrat) from Texas

 

1977-1987

– House majority leader

 

1984 – wrote "Reflections of a Public Man"

 

1987-1989

– 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.