James W. Wright

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James W. Wright is the executive director of the Development Authority of the North Country.[1] Previously he had been a member of the New York State Senate, representing the 48th district.[2] This district includes Oswego and Jefferson counties, as well as part of St. Lawrence County.

Prior to his election, he had been county administrator for Oswego County and later Jefferson County. A Republican, he announced his retirement from elected office in December 2007,[2] and was succeeded in a special election by Democrat Darrel Aubertine.


  1. ^ "James W. Wright". danc.org. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Lee, Trymaine (2008-02-24). "Upstate Race Transformed by Interest From Albany". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-01-24. 
New York State Senate
Preceded by
John M. McHugh
New York State Senate, 46th District
Succeeded by
Neil Breslin
Preceded by
Nancy Larraine Hoffmann
New York State Senate, 48th District
Succeeded by
Darrel Aubertine