Reproduction of a portrait of inventor Wilbur Wright from Dayton, Ohio, ca. 1900-1912. Wilbur and his brother Orville built and flew the first mechanically powered airplane.
Wilbur Wright was born on April 16, 1867, in Millville, Indiana. Orville was born on August 19, 1871, in Dayton, Ohio. Their parents were Milton Wright and Susan Catherine Wright. The Wrights