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Corwin Robert Wright
The Michigan Alumnus 318

CORWIN WRIGHT, '29d, M.S.'38, Pro
fessor of Dentistry, joined the faculty
 of the School of Dentistry after gradua
tion in 1929, and has served continuously.
 His chief concern is the undergraduate
 complete denture department, of which
 he is in charge. He also devotes a small
 part of his time to private practice, in 
an office which he built not far from his 
home. Dr. Wright spent his youth in De
troit, and graduated from Northwestern
 High School before entering the Univer
sity. He is a member of Psi Omega, Phi
 Sigma honorary, and later became a mem
ber of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He is also
 a member of the Academy of Denture
 Prosthetics and the American Denture
 Society. Dr. Corwin is married to the 
former Elsie Wiedman, of Ann Arbor, and
 they have two sons, Paul and Charles, ages 
fifteen and eleven.