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Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright

In 1856, Milton Wright was ordained as a minister in the United Brethren Church. A year later, the church sent him to Oregon as a missionary but reassigned him to teach and pastor at the newly-opened Sublimity College.


Bishop Milton Wright


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