James C. Wright, Jr.
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
"In this world of changing values that seem to shift as sand in the wind, DeMolay instills into many thousands of young men an enduring ethical bedrock. The example of Jacques DeMolay returns again and again to remind us in the quiet recesses of our souls that expediency is no moral substitute for principle."
Representative Texas Legislature 1945.
Mayor Weatherford, Texas 1948.
Elected United States Congressman, Fort Worth, Texas 1953.
Elected Majority Leader, United States House of Representatives 1976.
Legion of Honor 1981.
Fort Worth Chapter, Fort Worth, Texas. Initiated 1939.