Jonathan Jasper Wright – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Jonathan Jasper Wright died at age 45, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding lawyer Jonathan Jasper Wright's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

During the post-Civil War Reconstruction Era, this African-American judge served in South Carolina’s Supreme Court. Earlier in his career, he had been the primary attorney for the Freedmen’s Bureau of Beaufort, South Carolina, and had held office as Vice-President of the South Carolina Constitutional Convention.

After attending New York’s Lancasterian University, he studied law under a Pennsylvania judge.

He was initially denied admission to the Pennsylvania state Bar because of his race. After the Civil Rights Act of 1866 was passed into law, however, he became Pennsylvania’s first practicing African-American attorney.

How did Jonathan Jasper Wright die?

Information about the death of Jonathan Jasper Wright
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death45 years
BirthdayFebruary 11, 1840
Death dateFebruary 18, 1885
Place of deathCharleston, South Carolina, United States
Place of burialN/A