June Wright

Female12 June 1921–28 March 2008

Brief Life History of June

When June Wright was born on 12 June 1921, in Lindon, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, James George Wright, was 32 and her mother, Vivian Gladys McBride, was 30. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 March 2008, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James George Wright
Vivian Gladys McBride
Milo James Wright
Lyman Neal Wright
Blythe Vivian Wright
Vergie Mellisa Wright
June Wright
Barbara Jean Wright

Sources (9)

  • June Wright in household of James George Wright, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: June Wright - Church record: birth: 12 June 1921; Orem, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: June Wright - Published information: military-service: US Navy; California, United States

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

Age 2

President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a craftsman or maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Middle English and Older Scots wriht, wright, wricht, writh, write (Old English wyrhta, wryhta) ‘craftsman’, especially ‘carpenter, joiner’. The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it often referred to a builder of windmills or watermills. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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