Lord Wright President: 1969-70

May 1969
Textile Institute & Industry;May1969, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p119
Trade Publication
The article profiles Lewis Wright, the president of the Textile Institute in Great Britain, for 1969-1970. Wright was the former General Secretary of the Amalgamated Weavers' Association and for over 40 years, he was a full time trades union official, throughout a period which saw the greatest changes since the early 19th century take place in the Lancashire industry. Wright's achievements were immense reflecting his strength of character. It is typical of his character towards life that he can describe being out of work in those days as bringing mixed blessings. His regard for his fellow-men has taken him into many lands including the U.S., Japan, and China. Popular as well as respected, Wright is a happy man who is enjoying his nominal retirement.


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