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Jesse Bernard WrightRoster ID 4551
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1902|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Jesse Bernard Wright, Class of 1902: Born- Sept. 18, 1877 in Amherst Co. Va. Father- John James Wright b. Sept 1, 1843; Mother- Emma Caroline Rhodes b. Dec. 21, 1846. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Talley Wright b. Feb. 27, 1817; Grandmother- Nancy Jane Smoot b. 4-5-1821. Mat. Grandfather- John Thornton Rhodes; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Hester Padgett. Married- Julia Josephine Carrow of Kingman, AZ in 1911. Children- 1- Bernard T. Wright b. 1912; 2- John Joseph Wright b. 1915; 3- Jesse Edward Wright; 4- Mary Elizabeth Wright b. 1921. Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1898; Graduated- June 25, 1902 standing 7 in a class of 38. World War I Service- Captain with the Engineers, USA. Career- Civil Engineer; Highway Engineer for Coconino Co. AZ. Died- Aug. 23, 1944 in Tuscon, AZ.|