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Clergyman

Edward Richard Wright, American clergyman.

Background

Wright, Edward Richard was born on August 8, 1872 in Bellevue, Ohio, United States. Son of Alfred and Mary Ann (Megginson) Wright.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western Reserve University, 1896, Doctor of Divinity, 1928. Bachelor of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, New York City, 1899.

Career

Ordained ministry Presbyterian Church, 1899. Pastor North Church, Cleveland, 1899-1901, Willoughby, O., 1901-1903, Collinwood branch Calvary Church, Cleveland, 1903-1908. Religious editor Cleveland Leader, 1908-1912. Executive secretary Federated Churches of Cleveland, 1912-1930. With Speakers Bureau, New York Times, 1934. Religious editor Cleveland News.

Connections

Married Marietta J. Crawford, June 7, 1899. 1 son, Crawford Kingsley.

father:
Alfred Wright

mother:
Mary Ann (Megginson) Wright

spouse:
Marietta J. Crawford