Lacon Home Journal
December 18, 1930
Democratic Leader Dies at Henry Home on Friday
Eli Wright, 64 years old, democratic committeeman for the sixteenth state senatorial district, died at 4:30 o’clock Friday afternoon at his Henry home after a short illness of heart disease.
He had been in business as a barber 40 years, and was active in democratic politics for the same period of time.
He is survived by his wife and three sons; Wilfred and Lee Wright, Henry; George Wright, Chicago