From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Wright, William H.

(born: 1876) 

William H. Wright was born in Alabama. He was a lawyer in Louisville, KY, and was president of the American Mutual Savings Bank in Louisville, KY. He was a graduate of the Howard Law School and practiced law for about 20 years. He was a member of the Howard University Club of Kentucky, and had been a member of the "Kentucky Colony" when he was in Washingto, D.C. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1927.; and Emancipation: the making of the Black lawyer, 1844-1944 by J. C. Smith.

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