Former House Speaker Jim Wright remembered

Family, friends and fellow politicians of the late Jim Wright gathered in Fort Worth to honor him on Monday.

The former congressman died last week at the age of 92.

Wright was a World War II veteran and a Mayor of Weatherford.

He represented the Fort Worth area in the U.S. Congress for 34 years and stepped down 1989 as Speaker of the House while under fire for breaking House ethics rules.

He also brought D/FW Airport to the area and protected it with the Wright Amendment.

Wright will be buried in his hometown of Weatherford.

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