Joseph Wright (1893 - 1966)

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Joseph Wright
1893 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Wright was born on January 9, 1893. He died in May 1966 at age 73. We know that Joseph Wright had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.


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Joseph Wright passed away in May 1966 at 73 years of age. He was born on January 9, 1893. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Wright had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60640.
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In 1893, in the year that Joseph Wright was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1902, at the age of only 9 years old, Joseph was alive when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1946, at the age of 53 years old, Joseph was alive when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1953, Joseph was 60 years old when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1966, in the year of Joseph Wright's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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Joseph Henry Wright
around 1887 - May 16, 1918
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around 1909 - Dec 23, 1940
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Apr 21, 1915 - October 1977
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Aug 28, 1897 - April 1978
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Jan 29, 1888 - December 1984
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Oct 15, 1892 - July 1982
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Alonzo Wright
Jun 16, 1918 - November 1982
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Dorothy W Wright
Jul 19, 1918 - Apr 21, 2001
Gaithersburg, MD
Jesse F Wright
Apr 23, 1916 - May 24, 2005
Boulder, CO
James Wright
Jul 11, 1920 - May 1984
Jesse B Wright
May 29, 1917 - Oct 17, 1995
Hermann, MO
Elizabeth B Wright
Mar 27, 1912 - Jul 24, 2000
Grand Rapids, MI
Lula Wright
Jan 3, 1884 - July 1963
George G Wright
Sep 10, 1901 - Dec 22, 1992
Evanston, IL
Ora Wright
Aug 4, 1913 - October 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Taylor Wright Sr
May 8, 1921 - November 1977
Edward Wright
Jan 16, 1922 - August 1965
Vera Wright
Nov 19, 1911 - September 1978
Fort Worth, Texas
Ardieth L Wright
Sep 25, 1912 - Mar 10, 1994
Sebastopol, CA
Fred Wright
Aug 25, 1919 - July 1980
Edward E Wright
Mar 1, 1929 - Dec 25, 2000
Nashua, NH
Mildred Wright
Aug 26, 1916 - Nov 22, 1997
Chicago, IL

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