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John Couchois Wright
Birth: Apr. 14, 1874
Harbor Springs
Emmet County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 23, 1939
Alma
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA

Natvie American Author. Born John C. Couchois his biological father was John Baptiste Couchois,he was adopted by Robert Wright. Wright's books include "The Crooked Tree: Indian Legends and a Short History of the Little Traverse Bay Region," "The Great Myth," "Ella: a Story of the Shite Slave Traffic," "Chicago-jig" and "Lays of the Lakes." In 1930, he visited Mrs. Woodrow Wilson to promote "an American club" for people who could claim at least one quarter Indian blood. Wright died in the County Infirmary and was originally buried in the indigent section of Riverside Cemetery, he was reburied and a monument was placed for him that was bought with donations. In 1940, Wright was posthumously awarded a Presidential Medal by Franklin Roosevelt on behalf of Indians and conservation. (bio by: Graveaddiction) 
 
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Lakeview Cemetery
Harbor Springs
Emmet County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Sep 06, 2005
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