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Wright Elwood James, American lawyer. Member California Legislature, 1947-1948; Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, American Bar Association, State Bar California, Reserve Officers Association Gamma Delta.

Background

James, Wright Elwood was born on January 16, 1900 in Compton, California, United States. Son of Edward M. and Lillie (Edwards) James.

Education

Student, Oreg.

Career

Bar: California bar 1934. Geologist General Petroleum Corporation, 1924-1931, practiced law, Bakersfield. Secretary Laymac Corporation.

Membership

Member California Legislature, 1947-1948. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, American Bar Association, State Bar California, Reserve Officers Association Gamma Delta.

Clubs: Los Angeles Country, Los Angeles Athletic.

Connections

Married Josephine Rush, September 28, 1927.

father:
Edward M. James

mother:
Lillie (Edwards) James

spouse:
Josephine Rush