Fielding L. WrightFielding Lewis Wright
- May 4
) was a Mississippi politican who served as lieutenant governor (1944-1946) and became governor after the death of Thomas L. Bailey. He was elected in his own right in 1947 and served a full 4 year term as a Democrat
. In 1948, Wright was the vice-presidential candidate for the States Rights Party ("Dixiecrats
") with South Carolina's Strom Thurmond
running as the party's candidate for the presidency of the United States.