Updated: 2/14/2020

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  • roxie mississippi sept 4, 1908
  • wife,daughters
  • family
  • parents, brother
  • Richard was born on sept 4, 1908 in Roxie Mississippi
  • Richard had his wife Ellen poplar and his two daughters Rachel Wright and julia Wright. His parents Ella wilson Wright, Nathan wright, and his younger brother Leon Alan.
  • Richard went to lanier high school and howe institute.
  • Somejobs Richard has was postal clerk, federal negro theatre, project in the words and progress administration.
  • Richard won two awards, spingarn medal, and guggenheim fellowship for creative arts.
  • Richard wright died in paris france on nov 28, 1960 from a heart attack.