Legislative Reference Library of Texas About the library Site Index
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
your partner in legislative research

LRL Home - Legislators and Leaders - Texas Legislators: Past & Present - Member profile

Douglas E. Wright

Full Name: Douglas E. Wright
Date of birth: August 9, 1909
Date of death: October 26, 1971

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 35 Aug 23, 1939 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   Democrat Omaha / Morris   Morris, Titus

(1) Douglas Wright, in special election 8/23/1939, succeeded Virgil A. Fielden, resigned 8/3/1939. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Military Service Notes

  • United States Army, Private, World War II. Military grave marker, Douglas E. Wright, birth date 8/9/1909, death date 10/26/1971, burial in Omaha Cemetery, Omaha, Morris County. Find a Grave.

Other Resources

  • Obituary, Douglas E. Wright, 10/27/1971, p. 22. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1940 - Douglas Wright, Omaha, Morris County, age 30, born circa 1910, farming/farm; spouse Hazel E. Wright, age 25, teaching/public school. FamilySearch.
  • World War II veteran; candidate for U.S. House of Representatives, 1st District of Texas, 1954. "District Candidates Are Reviewed Here," 7/18/1954, p. 6. Douglas E. Wright was "elected to the Texas Legislature from Morris and Titus Counties and has served as Superintendent of the Morris County Schools." Paris News.

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

46th R.S. - 1939
School Districts  

This website is a work in progress. Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.

Have a question, comment or contribution? Email the Library or call 512-463-1252.

Many photos in Texas Legislators: Past and Present are used with permission of the Texas State Preservation Board. For permission to reproduce these photos, please contact the Texas State Preservation Board graphics coordinator at 512-475-3060.