Aaron Abel Wright

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Aaron Abel Wright
Aaron Abel Wright.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Renfrew South
In office
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.


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.


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

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