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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 6th district
January 3, 2019 – February 7, 2021
|Preceded by||Joe Barton|
Ronald Jack Wright
April 8, 1953
Jacksonville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||February 7, 2021
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Education||University of Texas at Arlington|
Ronald Jack Wright (April 8, 1953 – February 7, 2021) was an American politician. He was a Republican. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for TX's 6th congressional district from 2019 until 2021. He served on the Arlington's city council from 2000 to 2008. He was mayor pro-tem of Arlington from 2004 to 2008.
Wright was born in Jacksonville, Texas. In 2019, he reported he had been diagnosed with lung cancer. On February 7, 2021, Wright died of COVID-19 at the age of 67 in Dallas. He was the first sitting member of Congress to die due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
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