Aaron Wright

Aaron Abel Wright (1840 - 1922)

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Aaron Abel Wright
Born in Athens, Leeds, Upper Canadamap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 20 Feb 2020
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Aaron Wright is/was a significant Ontarian .
A.A. Wright was the president and managing director of the Renfrew Electric Company of Renfrew, Ontario. He was elected as a Member of Parliament for Renfrew South in 1900 and again in 1904[1] and served as a school trustee in Renfrew for 33 years.[2]

Born in 1840, he was the son of Israel Wright and Fanny Stevens. He married Jane Harvey in 1871 and they had several children.

He died in 1922.[3]


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Aaron Abel Wright," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aaron_Abel_Wright&oldid=903818535 (accessed February 20, 2020).
  2. The Canadian Electrical News, July 1905, p. 178, archive.org
  3. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J634-49G : 27 April 2019), Aaron Abel Wright, 23 Feb 1922; citing Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, yr 1922 cn 28666, Registrar General. Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,907,009.

See also:

  • "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-VC4K : 16 March 2018), Aaron Abel Wright, 1911; citing Census, Renfrew South Sub-Districts 1-36, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,418,520.

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