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Wright, Lawrence G. (Lawrence Gale), 1904-1969



  • Existence: 1904 (date of birth) - 1969 (date of death) - 1969


Lawrence G. Wright, also known as Si Wright, was the son of Silas and Rosa Gasser Wright. He founded the L. G. Wright Glass Company with his wife, Verna Mae Wright, in 1938. Wright started his career as a glass salesman. Under the auspices of the company, he bought old glass molds and commissioned various glass manufacturers to use them to create reproduction pieces. His company then sold the reproduction pieces to retailers throughout the United States. Lawrence G. Wright died in 1969.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

L.G. Wright Glass Company Records

Identifier: MS-0192
Scope and Contents

The L. G. Wright Glass Company Records document the dealings of a wholesaler of antique American glassware reproductions. The collection consists of four series:

(1) Financial and Employment Records, 1937-1964, 1999

(2) Production and Sales Records, Circa 1937-1994

(3) Photographic Prints of L. G. Wright Glass Company and Family, Circa 1920-1970

(4) Miscellaneous, Circa 1940-1997

Dates: Circa 1920-1999; Majority of material found within 1937-1976