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Founded in 1847, the University of Iowa has been ranked as one of the top 10 international universities in the U.S. and was the first university to offer a Master of the Fine Arts. Its Iowa Writers Workshop is the most prestigious writing program in the country, and the school also has a proud history of athletics with many former Hawkeyes on the rosters of current NBA and NFL teams. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to all who've contributed to the University of Iowa's rich legacy.
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University of Iowa Memorial: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Wright

James "Jim" Brown Wright, 86, of Brevard, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018. A native of Des Moines, Iowa, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary Margaret Dunley Wright. A graduate of Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, he joined the United States Army in 1952 and served during the Korean Conflict. In 1954 he returned to school and graduated from the University of Iowa in 1956. After graduation he worked for Sears in a management capacity for several years before taking a...
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