|H. M. Wright
Born May 22, 1837
|H. M. WRIGHT, of the firm of Wright & Dewey, dealers in drugs and medicines, Monticello; is a native of Hartford Co., Conn., and was born May 22, 1837; he grew up to manhood there; in 1857, he came to Michigan and lived in Adrian two years; then came to Jones Co. and located at Monticello and engaged in mercantile business, and since 1869 he has been engaged in the drug, book and stationery business. He has held the offices of Town Clerk, City Recorder and is now a member of the School Board. He married Miss Ellen M. Dewey, daughter of D. S. Dewey, an old and honored settler of Jones Co.; they have two children—one daughter, Kittie May, and one son, Harry.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 688.
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