Ron Wright Wiki – Biography
He was an American Republican politician from the state of Texas. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from the 6th congressional district of Texas. The area is docked in Arlington and southeast Fort Worth and also includes an exurban area to the south.
Wright was elected to the House of Representatives in 2018, after serving on Arlington’s city council and as tax collector for Tarrant County. He was re-elected in 2020. Wright died of COVID-19 while fighting lung cancer on February 7, 2021. Ronald Jack Wright  was born on April 8, 1953 in Cherokee County, Texas. Wright attended Azle High School in 1971. He studied history, psychology and political science at the University of Texas at Arlington for two years.
Ron Wright Age
He was 67 years old and died on Sunday.
Ron Wright Career & Death Cause
In July 2019, Wright announced that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer. The following year, a series of complications led to hospitalization.
On January 21, 2021, Wright announced that he tested positive for COVID-19. Wright died of illness on February 7 after being hospitalized for two weeks in Dallas with his wife, becoming the first Congressman to succumb to the disease. Wright served on the Arlington City Council from 2000-2008 and as the mayor pro-contact of Arlington from 2004-2008. He later served as Chief of Staff and Area Manager at Congressman Joe Barton between 2000-2009. Wright has been appointed as Tarrant County Tax Auditor – Collector serving in 2011 until 2018.
In 2014, Wright’s office added the slogan “We Trust in God” to stationery products, including tax assessment envelopes and tax returns.
In 2018, Wright’s office was scrutinized by the KDFW for accidentally leveraging taxes and bills on the wrong Tarrant County family. In an interview with KDFW’s Steve Noviello, Wright repeatedly made false statements about the case.