WRIGHT, Ron, a Representative from Texas; born in Cherokee County, Tex., April 8, 1953; graduated from Azle High School, Azle, Tex., 1971; attended University of Texas, Austin, Tex.; sales executive; business manager; newspaper columnist; member of the Arlington, Tex., city council, 2000-2008; Mayor pro tempore and member of the Arlington, Tex., city council, 2004-2008; staff, United States Representative Joe Linus Barton of Texas, 2000-2011; tax assessor-collector, Tarrant County, Tex., 2011-2017; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixteenth and to the succeeding Congress; served until his death on February 7, 2021 (January 3, 2019-February 7, 2021), died on February 7, 2021, in Dallas, Tex.; interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tex.
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