He attended George Street Normal School in Dunedin.
When Wright entered the workforce he was employed by the post office in Dunedin as a letter carrier in the early 1900's.
He was involved with several sporting groups in various capacities in the Dunedin area, Otago Boxing Association, Amateur Athletic Assoc, Civil Service Harriers and North End Boat Club.
In 1919, Wright was appointed Superintendent of Postmen in Invercargill. He was later employed as a clerk in the civil service.
Wright married in 1912 to Evelyn Michie. They had 2 children during their marriage.
Wright died in 1959 age 79 at Dunedin Public Hospital. Scattered Ashes.
Parish Marriages 19/39/5
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