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In Memoriam

Retired 8th JDC Judge Hiram J. Wright

Retired 8th JDC Judge Hiram J. Wright died Wednesday, January 9, 2002 in Winnfield, La. He attended Louisiana State University from 1940 until 1943 when he was called to active duty by the Army. Following his graduation from Infantry Officer’s School, Judge Wright participated in the campaign in Normandy, France where he was captured by the Germans and remained a prisoner of war until January, 1945 when he was liberated by Russian forces in Poland. He returned to LSU and graduated with an LLB degree in 1948. He was in the private practice of law from 1948 until he was took the bench in 1973. Appointed to the 8th JDC in 1973, he was elected to the same office in 1974 where he served until his retirement in 1984.

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