Alfred Sebastian Wright

4 January 1911–30 January 2003 (Age 92)
Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Alfred Sebastian

When Alfred Sebastian Wright was born on 4 January 1911, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Herbert G. Wright, was 33 and his mother, Mable L. Ruston, was 28. He died on 30 January 2003, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 92.

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Alfred Sebastian Wright
1911–2003
Cora Mielnieki

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1877–1959Male

    Mable L. Ruston

    Female1882–1941Female

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 3

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Alfred S Wright, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred Wright in household of Herbert G Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred S Wright in household of Herbert Wright, "United States Census, 1920"

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