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DeadBorn: 12/22/1922 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Cause of death: natural causes
Full name: James Claude Wright Jr.
Noted For: U.S. representative, D-TX (1955-89); House majority leader (1977-87); Speaker of the House (1987-89). Resigned amid charges of violating House rules on accepting book royalties.
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.