Aaron Abel Wright

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Aaron Abel Wright
Aaron Abel Wright.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Renfrew South
In office
1900–1908
Preceded by John Ferguson
Succeeded by Thomas Andrew Low
Personal details
Born (1840-06-06)June 6, 1840
Athens, Leeds County, Upper Canada
Died February 23, 1922(1922-02-23) (aged 81)
Renfrew, Ontario[1]
Political party Liberal
Occupation Merchant

Aaron Abel Wright (June 6, 1840 – February 23, 1922) was a Canadian politician.

Biography[edit]

Born in Athens, Leeds County, Upper Canada, the son of Israel Wright and Fanny Stevens, he educated at the High School in Athens and at the Toronto Normal School. A merchant and President and Managing Director of the Renfrew Electric Company, Wrights was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for Renfrew South in the 1900 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in the 1904 federal election. A Baptist, he married Jane Harvey on October 26, 1871.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 

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