Portrait: Wright
1995-015.0074

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Milton Wright, father of Wilbur and Orville Wright
1828-1917

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.

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Bishop Milton Wright

 

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