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date: 07 May 2021

Wright, Theodore Paullocked

(25 May 1895–21 August 1970)
  • Roger E. Bilstein


Wright, Theodore Paul (25 May 1895–21 August 1970), aviation administrator and educator, was born in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Philip Green Wright, a college professor, and Elizabeth Quincy. Wright grew up in a financially secure family; his father taught mathematics at Galesburg’s Lombard College and imbued his sons with a sense of social duty. Wright’s two older brothers excelled in their professions, ...

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