Joseph Albert Wright

Joseph Albert Wright
Offices Held
Office Party Served Assumed Left
Indiana House
(Parke County)
12/02/1833–12/01/1834General ElectionDid Not Run
Indiana House
(Parke County)
Democratic12/05/1836–12/04/1837General Election
Indiana Senate
(Parke County)
Democratic12/02/1839–02/24/1840Special ElectionResigned
U.S. House (District 7)Democratic03/04/1843–03/04/1845General ElectionLost Reelection Bid
GovernorDemocratic12/05/1849–01/12/1857General ElectionTerm Limited
U.S. Senate (Class 1)Democratic02/24/1862–01/14/1863Appointed by GovernorSuccessor Elected
Joseph Albert Wright spent 12 years, 2 months, 22 days in service to the state of Indiana.
Electoral History
Year & Office Party Votes
1849 Governor (General) Democratic 76,996 (52.27%)–W
1852 Governor (General) (i) Democratic 92,576 (54.61%)–W
In 2 elections, Joseph Albert Wright had a general election record of 2–0.

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