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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1923-1924 Republican
1925-1926 Republican
1927-1928 Republican
1929-1930 Republican
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Bedford


04/06/1870 - 08/28/1934

WRIGHT, J. Anson, a Representative from Bedford County; born, Alum Bank, Bedford County, Pa., April 6, 1870; graduated, Central State Normal School (now Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania), 1889; served, United States Military (World War I); teacher; principal, Hopewell schools (1 year); principal, Schellsburg schools (9 years); conductor, summer Normal School for teachers, Schellsburg; Superintendent of Schools, Bedford County (3 terms); cashier, Hartley Banking Company; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1922; served 6 consecutive terms; died while in office, August 28, 1934 in Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania; interred, Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.