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Wright, James Claude Jr.

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 95 years of age.

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.