John Charles Wright (1925 - 2002)

John Charles Wright
1925 - 2002
updated September 10, 2019
John Charles Wright, father to 2 children, was born on March 19, 1925 at Born in his grandmothers house., Johnston City, Illinois. He was born to Joseph Wright and Elizabeth (Hughes) Wright. John's partner was Beverly Davis, and they gave birth to Sherry Wright and Jan Susan Wright. He died on July 8, 2002 at home, Johnston City, Illinois at 77 years old.


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John Charles Wright

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John Wright was born on at Born in his grandmothers house., Noah Ave, in Johnston City, Williamson County, Illinois United States 62951


John Wright died on at home, Noah Ave, in Johnston City, Williamson County, Illinois United States 62951

Cause of death

Prostate Cancer

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at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Section K Site 192, Buchanan Blvd., in Boulder City, Nevada 89005



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John Wright's house, Noah Ave, in Johnston City, Williamson County, Illinois United States 62951


VonSteuben High School, Chicago



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Masons, American Legion

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: MOMM2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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John Charles Wright


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John Charles Wright & Beverly Jean (Davis) Wright

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Sherry Wright
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This is my dad John Charles Wright, probably in the mid 1950's, when he was in the wedding of my god-mother.
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John Charles Wright, father to 2 children, passed away on July 8, 2002 at home, Johnston City, Illinois at 77 years old. He was buried in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery Section K Site 192, Boulder City, Nevada. John was born on March 19, 1925 at Born in his grandmothers house., Johnston City, Illinois. He was born to Joseph Wright and Elizabeth (Hughes) Wright. John's partner was Beverly Davis, and they gave birth to Sherry Wright and Jan Susan Wright.
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1925 - 2002 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that John Charles Wright was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1953, by the time he was 28 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1962, John was 37 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1971, he was 46 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1995, John was 70 years old when on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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