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December 6, 2013

Former speaker’s former home gets historic marker

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He set out to make friends of his political enemies after that, Wright said.

Wright also noted his father’s dedication to seeing that others were able to obtain the college education that circumstances did not allow for his father.

Those in attendance noted the contributions to the community over the years from his time as Weatherford’s youngest mayor to his years representing the area in Washington, D.C.

The application to the state says the city has never offered special recognition of Jim Wright by naming streets or buildings after the city’s influential leader until the marker.

Words are not adequate enough to say what Wright has done for Weatherford, Charlie Simmons told the crowded house of people.

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