David McKee Wright
David McKee Wright was an Irish-born poet and journalist, active in New Zealand and Australia.
Wright was born in the town of Ballynaskeagh, County Down, Ireland, on 6 August 1869, the second son of William Wright, a Presbyterian missionary, and his wife, Annie McKee. His mother remained only briefly in Ireland following his birth and he was cared for by his grandmother, Rebecca McKee, until his parents returned from missionary work in Syria. Annie Wright died in 1877, shortly after the family had moved to London.
David was educated at the Glascar School, Ballynaskeagh, then at Pope's School, London, and the engineering section of the ... more »
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