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  Wright, Margaret N.
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NameMargaret N. Wright
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Los Angeles, California , United States
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Born December 15, 1922
DiedMay 11, 1996 (73 years)
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Last ModifedThomas Walker
Oct 04, 2019 05:57pm
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InfoWRIGHT, Margaret Nusom - civil rights and peace activist who ran for US Vice President in 1972 and for US President in 1976.

Wright was born in Tulsa OK in 1922. She married (1) FNU LNU in 1937 at age 15 and then married (2) Alfred R. Wright in 1954.

Riveter at Lockheed Aircraft, Los Angeles 1944-47

Worked in nursery school.

Founded the United Parents Council in 1964

Founder of Women Against Repression 1967

Served on the Executive Board of the Black Congress 1967

Instructor in Urban Education, Univ of Southern California, 1968

VP of KVST-TV in Los Angeles

Candidate for Los Angeles Board of Education 1971

Sought the nomination for VP of the People's Party, 1972

Candidate for Los Angeles City Council (PFP) 1975

Candidate for US President on the People's Party/PFP ticket in 1976 and also was a candidate for Presidential Elector in California pledged to vote for herself

James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, 1:632

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  11/02/1976 US President National Vote Lost 0.06% (-50.00%)
  06/08/1976 CA US President - PFP Primary Won 75.87% (+51.94%)
  03/02/1976 VT US President - LBU Primary Won 86.55% (+73.09%)
  08/31/1975 US President - People's Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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