Walker Edmond Wright

1 February 1889–10 September 1964 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Walker Edmond

When Walker Edmond Wright was born on 1 February 1889, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Edmund Crittenden “Crit” Wright, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Endsley, was 36. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Rowena, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 10 September 1964, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75.

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Walker Edmond Wright
Bertha P Snow

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edmund Crittenden “Crit” Wright


    Sarah Elizabeth Endsley




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 3

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright ), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.2 Common New England Americanized form of French Le Droit, a nickname for an upright person, a man of probity, from Old French droit ‘right’, in which there has been confusion between the homophones right and wright.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walker E Wright in household of Sarah E Wright, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walker Wright in household of Warren A Wright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walker Edmond Wright, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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