• Wright Patman

    Wright Patman

    John William Wright Patman (August 6, 1893 – March 7, 1976) was a U.S. Congressman from Texas in Texas's 1st congressional district and chair of the United States House Committee on Banking and Currency (1963–75). Patman was a fiscal watchdog who acted to protect American wage earners by identifying and preventing the excesses and unfair practices of the banks and the Federal Reserve. He sponsored the Robinson-Patman Act of 1935, which was designed to protect small retail shops against competition from chain stores by fixing a minimum price for retail products.

  • Wright Patman Dam

    Wright Patman Dam is an earth-fill dam across the Sulphur River in northeast Texas in the United States. The water impounded by the dam forms Wright Patman Lake.

  • Wright Patman Lake

    Wright Patman Lake

    Wright Patman Lake is a reservoir in northeast Texas in the United States. The lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir formed on the Sulphur River in Bowie and Cass counties by Wright Patman Dam. The reservoir provides flood control and water conservation for the communities downstream from the dam. The lake is also a popular recreational destination. The Bowie County side of the lake is part of the Texarkana metropolitan area.

  • Wright

    Wright is an occupational surname originating in England. The term 'Wright' comes from the circa 700 AD Old English word 'wryhta' or 'wyrhta', meaning worker or shaper of wood. Later it became any occupational worker (for example, a shipwright is a person who builds ships), and is used as a British family name.

  • Isaiah Wright

    Isaiah Wright

    Isaiah Wright (raised in West Hartford, CT) is an American student and football player.

  • Chasz Wright

    Chasz Wright

    Chasz Wright is an American football player from Woodbridge, Virginia who plays as an offensive tackle for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.

  • Donaghy's Rope & Twine Co Ltd v Wright Stephenson & Co

    Donaghy's Rope & Twine Co Ltd v Wright Stephenson & Co

    Donaghy's Rope & Twine Co Ltd v Wright Stephenson & Co (1906) 2 NZLR 641 is a cited case in New Zealand regarding the risk of goods under the Sale of Goods Act 1908.

  • Nahshon Wright

    Nahshon Wright

    Nahshon Wright is an American football player from Union City, California who plays as a cornerback for the Oregon State Beavers football team.

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