Howard Warner Wright

Male2 December 1895–4 April 1973

Brief Life History of Howard Warner

When Howard Warner Wright was born on 2 December 1895, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William J. Wright, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth H. Moon, was 19. He married Alberta Moon James on 7 March 1918, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Frenchtown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Tullytown, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 63 years. He died on 4 April 1973, in Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tullytown Cemetery, Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Howard Warner Wright
Alberta Moon James
Marriage: 7 March 1918
Albert W Wright
Catherine Wright

Sources (16)

  • Howard W Wright, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard W. Wright, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Howard Warner Wright, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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  • Marriage
    7 March 1918Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


    Age 8

    The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.


    Age 21

    "During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

    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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