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Wright, Jonathan W. "J.W."

Senate 1907-10 (District 23)

Party when first elected:  Republican

Counties Served:  Meeker

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1851
Birth Place: Virginia
Birth County: Russell
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: J.W.
City of Residence (when first elected): Litchfield
Occupation (when first elected): Merchant

EDUCATION

Common Schools; At Least Elementary School;
Minnesota State Normal Schools; Attended College;

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

School Board/Administration: Meeker County, Minnesota (County Superintendent of Schools); 1879 to 1887
Postmaster: Litchfield, Meeker County, Minnesota; 1893 to 1897

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Married
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1865.

Total Days Served: 1456

SESSIONS SERVED

36th Legislative Session (1909-1910) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 23
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Litchfield
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/2/1911
Counties Represented: Meeker
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Commerce and Trade
  • Deaf, Dumb and Blind
  • Finance
  • Illuminating Oils
  • Legislative Expenses
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Reapportionment
  • Roads and Bridges (Chair)
  • State Training Schools

35th Legislative Session (1907-1908)

  Session Details
Body: Senate
District: 23
Elected: 11/6/1906
Residence: Litchfield
Term of Office: 1/8/1907 to 1/2/1911
Counties Represented: Meeker
Occupation: Merchant
Party: Republican
Committees:
  • Deaf, Dumb and Blind
  • Finance
  • Illuminating Oils
  • Legislative Expenses
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Reapportionment
  • Roads and Bridges (Chair)
  • State Training School
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