Born: 1806-XX-XX Virginia
Flourished: Saint Louis, Missouri
Wright was an attorney in St. Louis. In 1860, he owned $25,000 worth of real estate and $15,000 worth of personal property. During the Civil War, Wright was a Unionist who voted against secession.
U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 5, St. Louis, St. Louis County, MO, 286; William Hyde and Howard L. Conard, eds., Encyclopedia of the History of St. Louis (New York: Southern History, 1899), 3:1245, 1832-33.