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Wallace Mathias Wright

Wallace Mathias Wright, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1955, Ohio 1962, Texas 1981. Served to Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1953, Korea. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association.

Background

  • Wright, Wallace Mathias was born on September 29, 1928 in Johnston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Luther Sloan and Kathleen (Barre) Wright.

  • Education

    • AB, Wofford College, 1949. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1955.

    Career

    • Trial attorney Department Justice, Washington, 1955-1956. Senior tax trial attorney Office of Regional Counsel Internal Revenue Service, Atlanta, 1956-1961. Associate, then partner Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Cleveland and Dallas, 1961-1987.

      Vice president, general counsel Qwest Microwave Companies, Dallas, 1987-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1955, Ohio 1962, Texas 1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served to Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1953, Korea. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Dallas Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Sally Ann Nelson, May 2, 1959. Children: Wendy, Russell, Todd.
    • father: Luther Sloan Wright
    • mother: Kathleen (Barre) Wright
    • spouse: Sally Ann Nelson
    • children: Wendy Wright
    • Russell Wright
    • Todd Wright
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    Born September 29, 1928
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