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Lawyer , Paper company executive

Robert Lee Wright was American lawyer, former paper company executive. Bar: Tennessee 1949. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Bradley County Bar Association (president 1968) Clubs: Cleveland Country, Walden, Elks, Cotillion.

Background

Wright, Robert Lee was born on September 3, 1919 in Algood, Tennessee, United States. Son of Denny and Bessie Lela (Phy) Wright.

Education

Student, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, 1937-1940, 47;Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1950.

Career

Practice in, Cookeville, 1950;attorney, War Claims Commission, Washington, 1951;attorney, OPS, 1951-1952;attorney, real estate project manager, C.E., 1952-1956;with, Bowaters Southern Paper Corporation, Calhoun, Tennessee, 1956-1986;secretary, Bowaters Southern Paper Corporation, Calhoun, Tennessee, 1971-1986;general counsel, Bowaters Southern Paper Corporation, Calhoun, Tennessee, 1971-1986;also director. Secretary, general counsel, Bowater Carolina Corporation, Catawba, South Carolina., 1971-1986;practice law, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1986-1992. Director Terrain Inc., Atlanta, Stonecastle POA Inc., Crossville, Tennessee, vice president, since 1989.

Member Tennessee advisory board Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, 1976-1988. Lecturer real estate U. Tennessee, 1964-1965.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1949.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Bradley County Bar Association (president 1968) Clubs: Cleveland Country, Walden, Elks, Cotillion.

Connections

Son of Denny and Bessie Lela (Phy) W. M. Lucille V. Hawkins, August 11, 1951. 1 daughter, Mary Wright Dorflinger.

father:
Denny Wright

mother:
Bessie Lela (Phy) Wright

spouse:
Lucille V. Hawkins