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Marcellus Eugene Wright

architect.

Marcellus Eugene Wright, American architect.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

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