Fielding L. Wright Photo

Fielding L. Wright

Born: May 16, 1895

Death: May 4, 1956

Birthplace: Rolling Fork

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Fielding L. Wright

Date of Birth : May 16, 1895
Date of Death : May 4, 1956
Birth Place : Rolling Fork

Fielding Lewis Wright was a Democratic politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 1944 to 1946, then as Governor after the incumbent, Thomas L. Bailey, died in office in 1946. Wright was elected Governor in his own right in 1947 and served a full four-year term. In 1948 Wright was nominated as the vice-presidential candidate of the States' Rights Democratic Party, running alongside South Carolina's Governor Strom Thurmond.

Profession


  • Lawyer

Also known as


  • Fielding Wright

Spouse


  • Nan Kelly
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