The Honorable Caleb M. Wright

  Wright, Caleb Merrill

  Born October 7, 1908, in Georgetown, DE
  Died May 12, 2001

 

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 1, 1955, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 8; Confirmed by the Senate on July 19, 1955, and received commission on July 27, 1955. Served as Chief Judge, 1957-1973. Assumed senior status on October 8, 1973.  Service terminated on May 12, 2001, due to death.

Education:

University of Delaware, B.A., 1930
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1933

Professional Career:

Private practice, Georgetown, Delaware, 1933-1955
Deputy state attorney general, Delaware, 1935-1939
Attorney, Delaware State Senate, 1938-1939
Attorney, Delaware General Assembly, 1940-1941