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Thomas David Wright

Thomas David Wright, American lawyer, entrepreneur. Bar: Pennsylvania 1963, United States District Court (western district) Pa 1963, United States Tax Court 1964. Board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Pittsburgh, since 1987; Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pittsburgh Tax Club, Duquesne Club, St. Clair Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

  • Wright, Thomas David was born on December 4, 1937 in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Russell Oran and Bertha Elizabeth (Davis) Wright.

  • Education

    • AB, Dickinson College, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1962.

    Career

    • Senior partner, member finance committee Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, Pittsburgh, since 1962. President The Hawthorne Group, since 1986. Board directors Business Records Management Inc., Pittsburgh, The Bantry Group Corporation, Jupiter, Florida, Bradford Schools, Inc., Pittsburgh, Enamel Products & Plating, Inc., Pittsburgh, Hawthorne Sports Marketing, Inc., Pittsburgh, Star Cable Associates, Pittsburgh, American Mobilphone, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, Pepsi Cola Madison, Wisconsin, Werner-Donaldson Moving Services, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Tampa, West Point Realty, Pittsburgh.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1963, United States District Court (western district) Pa 1963, United States Tax Court 1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Pittsburgh, since 1987. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Pittsburgh Tax Club, Duquesne Club, St. Clair Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Gamma Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Hills Penrose, August 18, 1962. Children: Thomas David Junior, Melissa Penrose, Steven Bingham.
    • father: Russell Oran Wright
    • mother: Bertha Elizabeth (Davis) Wright
    • spouse: Virginia Hills Penrose
    • children: Thomas David Junior Wright
    • Melissa Penrose Wright
    • Steven Bingham Wright
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    • 1959
      Dickinson College
    • 1962
      Harvard University
    • 1962
      Senior, finance committee Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1962
      member, finance committee Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986
      president, The Hawthorne Group