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James Odie Wright (1892 - 1959)

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James Odie Wright
Born in At Mason Crossing, Kimble County, Texas, USAmap
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Husband of — married 1 May 1920 in Brown County, Texasmap
Died in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified 2 Feb 2020 | Created 23 Feb 2015 | Last significant change: 2 Feb 2020
02:33: Sandra Scarborough removed a match of Wright-14837 and Wright-35789. [Thank Sandra for this]
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James Odie Wright BIRTH 19 Nov 1892 Kimble County, Texas, USA DEATH 21 Nov 1959 (aged 67) San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas, USA BURIAL Junction Cemetery Junction, Kimble County, Texas, USA Find A Grave Memorial 110815897


Mollie Elizabeth Wright Jones 1922–2006
Cameron M. Wright 1924–1985
Margaret Ann Wright Franks 1928–1983

Parents James Levi Wright 1873–1931 / Mollie Elizabeth Miller Wright 1874–1953


James Odie married Lina Vadra Jarvis, 1 May 1920, Brown County, Texas.

James Odie served in WWI and came from a pioneer family of Kimble County, Texas.

James Odie Wright farmed and ranched with his family at the Mason Crossing place and in 1931 was appointed by the Commissioners Court as Commissioner, Prect. 1 to fill the unexpired term left by the death of his father, James Levi Wright.

After serving in this capacity until 1938, he ran for and was elected Sheriff. He was Sheriff of Kimble Co. from 1942 to 1956.

After being defeated in 1956 he served as a deputy Sheriff of Sutton Co. for two years. James Odie and wife,Lina also opened a Bakery in Junction, Texas.


Find A Grave Memorial 110815897

Wright-14837 was created by Sandra Scarborough through the import of Wright-Youngblood.ged on Feb 21, 2015.

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