John A. Wright – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 47, Missouri

Missouri Democratic Party
9195 W Graham RdRocheport, Mo 65279
(917) 968-6452
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

He was born on June 1, 1976 and resides in Boone County.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Rep. Wright founded The Rollins Reading Company, a non-profit organization that develops and implements early childhood education programming in mid-Missouri. Previously, he founded an investment firm that was dedicated to investing in growing companies.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Former Member, Advisory Board, Jumpstart

Former Member, Advisory Board, Infrastructure, Safety, and Environment Division, Research and Development (RAND) Corporation

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)


Joint Committee on Missouri's Promise

Agriculture Policy

Higher Education

Appropriations - Education

Downsizing State Government

Interim Committee on Emerging Issues in Agriculture Policy

Interim Committee on Citizens and Legislators Working Group on Medicaid Eligibility and Reform

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

He has a J.D. from Yale Law School (2005), where he was an Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and a B.A. in Economics from Yale College (1998). During summers in law school and college, he worked in the Missouri Governor’s Office and State Treasurer’s office in Jefferson City.

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