Erma Wright

Female–October 1985

Brief Life History of Erma

Erma Wright was born in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States. She died in October 1985, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age -135

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age -134

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Louisiana Is Readmitted Into the Union

    Age -133

    Louisiana was readmitted into the Union.

    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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