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Marcellus Eugene Wright

Marcellus Eugene Wright, American architect.


  • Wright, Marcellus Eugene was born on April 5, 1881 in Hanover Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Anthony W. and Isabella (Granger) Wright.

  • Education

    • Certificate architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 1905, Bachelor of Architecture, 1948.


    • Practice architecture since 1912, firm Marcellus Wright & Son since 1938. Member advising committee Williamsburg Restoration since 1929. Architectural supervisor F.H.A., 1936.

      Area rent director, 1942. Past president Virginia Society S.A.R.


    Member advising committee Williamsburg Restoration since 1929. Served with Quartermaster Corps., United States Army, 1918.; (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects (delegate International Congress Architects, Paris, 1937.

    Member American Hospital Association, S.A.R. (nat. trustee, since 1957), Associate University of Pennsylvania Alumni Assns. (past president), Phi Sigma Kappa. Mason (32°,Kiloton).

    Clubs: Downtown (Richmond).


    • Married Ritta B. Stovall, January 31, 1906. Children: Marcellus E., Frances S., James.
    • father: Anthony W. Wright
    • mother: Isabella (Granger) Wright
    • spouse: Ritta B. Stovall
    • children: Marcellus E. Wright
    • Frances S. Wright
    • James Wright
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    Born April 5, 1881
    Died December 7, 1962
    (aged 81)