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  Wright, Fielding L.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1952-01-01  
 
NameFielding L. Wright
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Rolling Fork, Mississippi , United States
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Born May 16, 1895
DiedMay 04, 1956 (60 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 27, 2018 10:21pm
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InfoFielding Lewis Wright was a Mississippi politican who served as lieutenant governor (1944-1946) and became governor after the death of Thomas L. Bailey. He was elected in his own right in 1947 and served a full 4 year term as a Democrat. In 1948, Wright was the vice-presidential candidate for the States Rights Party ("Dixiecrats") with South Carolina's Strom Thurmond running as the party's candidate for the presidency of the United States.


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  08/02/1955 MS Governor - D Primary Lost 21.64% (-6.42%)
  11/02/1948 US Vice President Lost 7.34% (-49.72%)
  11/02/1948 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-49.55%)
  11/04/1947 MS Governor Won 97.59% (+95.18%)
  08/05/1947 MS Governor - D Primary Won 55.31% (+24.61%)
  11/02/1946 MS Governor - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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