Saturday, December 11, 2010
William Carey Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright's Father)
William Carey Wright (FLWright's father) had many pursuits, he was an itenerant preacher at the Richland Center Baptist Society when he met FLW's mother. He tried many different professions a school teacher, lawyer and politician, but none were able to support his family. Later he was the secretary of the newly formed Unitarian Society in Madison. He was divorced from Franks mother Anna Lloyd Jones when Frank was 14. Although Frank Lincoln (Lloyd) Wright, who changed his middle name to Lloyd after his father left, says he never saw his father again, it is hard to believe, because William Carey Wright is buried in Bear Valley, just a hop skip from Spring Green. Interestingly, he is buried with his first wife.