Elias Wright (1878 - 1973)

Elias Wright
1878 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Elias Wright was born on October 28, 1878. He died in January 1973 at age 94. We know that Elias Wright had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98114.
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Elias Wright died in January 1973 at 94 years old. He was born on October 28, 1878. There is no information about Elias's family or relationships. We know that Elias Wright had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98114.
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In 1878, in the year that Elias Wright was born, on September 12th, Cleopatra's Needle, built in Egypt in 1450 B.C. and transported to England, was erected in London. It had arrived in England on January 21st, having been towed by boat.

In 1885, when he was merely 7 years old, on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1919, he was 41 years old when in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1962, he was 84 years old when on August 5th, actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe died in Brentwood California. She was ruled to have died from suicide due to a drug overdose. There has been controversy regarding the circumstances ever since, due to her relationships with Jack and Bobby Kennedy.

In 1973, in the year of Elias Wright's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Jan 6, 1880 - June 1969
Sep 24, 1898 - December 1974
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Aug 26, 1943 - Apr 16, 2001
Jul 8, 1941 - Dec 9, 1990
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Mar 6, 1941 - Dec 13, 2000
Dec 1, 1944 - Mar 23, 2006
Dec 24, 1944 - Feb 23, 2011
May 23, 1945 - Jun 26, 2010
Feb 21, 1947 - Oct 22, 2004
Sep 14, 1944 - May 15, 2007
Mar 21, 1947 - Jul 20, 2010
Feb 10, 1891 - September 1976
Dec 18, 1945 - Jun 8, 2010
Aug 24, 1946 - Jan 2, 1999
Dec 7, 1957 - Jul 3, 1997
Nov 17, 1953 - Jan 3, 2007
Aug 12, 1952 - Jul 23, 2005

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