John Wright (Tasmanian politician)

John Forsyth Wright (29 June 1892 16 January 1947) was an Australian politician. Born at Central Castra in Tasmania, he was the elder brother of Roy Douglas Wright ("Pansy") and Senator Reg Wright. He was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as a Nationalist member for Darwin in 1940, in a recount following the resignation of Frank Edwards. Defeated in 1941, he died in 1947 at Ulverstone.[1]


  1. "Wright, John Forsyth". Parliament of Tasmania. 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2011.

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