Theodore Paul Wright

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Theodore Paul Wright (May 25, 1895 – August 21, 1970) was a U.S. aeronautical engineer and educator.


He was born in Galesburg, Illinois on May 25, 1895. His brothers were the geneticist Sewall Wright, and the political scientist Quincy Wright.

He served as administrator of the Civil Aeronautics Administration during 1944 - 1948.[1]

He served as acting president of Cornell University in 1951.

He died on August 21, 1970.


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  1. ^ Wilson,John R. M.. Turbulence Aloft. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1979.

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