Obituary of Orville Wright

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Orville Wright

Orville Wright (born August 18, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio) was a notable person who was best known for inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful motor-operated airplane, “the Wright Flyer,” along with his brother Wilbur Wright. Orville died on January 30, 1948 and his death because of a heart attack. He died at age 76.

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Orville Wright Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Wright, Orville
    • Common Name: Orville Wright
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • Birth Date: August 19, 1871
    • Age: 76 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Orv
    • Occupation: Inventor
    • Net Worth: $10.3 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Indigo (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Orville's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Orville Wright
    • Father: Milton Wright (1828-1917)
    • Mother: Susan Catherine Koerner (1831-1889)
    • Brother(s):
      • Wilbur Wright (born April 16, 1867-died May 30, 1912)
      • Reuchlin Wright (1861-1920)
      • Lorin Wright (1862-1939)
      • Otis Wright
    • Sister(s):
      • Katharine Wright (1874-1929)
      • Ida Wright (born 1870, died in infancy)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Not  Married - Single - Dating?

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 30 1948 at age 76
  • Place: Dayton, Ohio, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Interment: Buried at Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio

Category Tags:

InventorAmerican Born on August 19th Born in 1871 Born in Ohio Died in 1948 Died at age 76 Died from Heart attack

Quotable Quotes:

"Orville Wright learned to fly at an early age and was the first man to break the sound barrier. (V)"

"Orville Wright's life and death are celebrated every July in America as "Orville's Day." (V)"

"Orville Wright's remarkable life and achievements in aviation will continue to inspire future generations long after his passing. (V)"

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