Jim Wright

Jim Wright

Full Name: James Claude "Jim" Wright, Jr.
Date of birth: December 22, 1922
Date of death: May 6, 2015

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 103 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Weatherford / Parker   Parker

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • WRIGHT, James Claude, Jr. (1922-2015). Representative, Majority Leader, TX; Speaker of the House, US. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
  • Photos and biographical sketch, Profiles in Power: Twentieth-Century Texans in Washington, 2004.
  • Biography in LRL collection, 328.73 F648S 2018. Speaker Jim Wright: Power, Scandal, and the Birth of Modern Politics, 2018.


  • Photograph. Jim Wright, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

50th R.S. - 1947
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Highways and Roads  

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