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Joseph Harris Wright
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1903
Cherryvale
Montgomery County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1962
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Only son of John Harris and Martha (Gear).

Married to Grace Louise Gale, and father of David Gale.

He trained as a bookkeeper for a sign company. In 1928, he was named the assistant branch manager for Glidden Paint and Varnish company. The company wanted to send a married man a broad, and that helped spur him onto asking Grace to marry him and join in the adventure. Glidden sent them by sea (best accommodations) to Hawaii. They honeymooned in Hawaii on a work assignment. He had a car in Honolulu (which was a rare thing) and was able to tour and sight see over the island. His job was to open a store for Glidden on the island, so as not to depend upon San Francisco for supplies. While in Hawaii, his wife had a tubal pregnancy which was very life threatening (she almost died).

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Harris Wright (1874 - 1942)
  Martha E Gear Wright (1882 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Louise Gale Kloha (1905 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chestnut Hill Memorial Park
Cuyahoga Falls
Summit County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Sep 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9527998
Joseph Harris Wright
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Joseph Harris Wright
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 Added: Jan. 15, 2013

- Sherry
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