in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1307 words.
Wright, Elizur (12 February 1804–21 November 1885), abolitionist and life insurance reformer, was born in South Canaan, Connecticut, the son of Elizur Wright, Sr., and Clarissa Richards,...