October 5, 2022

Death Announced of Captain Richard Taliaferro Wright, U.S. Navy (Ret.); Married Dr. Anne Bingham Pierson 1978, Retired in Old Lyme 1980

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Captain Richard “Dick” Taliaferro Wright, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 90, husband of Elizabeth Maybank Guerard Wright, died peacefully Monday, September 5, 2022 in Charleston, SC …

He graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy in 1953, where he was an All-American lacrosse player. Dick was the highest scorer his first class year …

Following graduation, … and upon completion of Submarine School, Dick reported to the U.S.S. Atule (SS 403) based in New London, CT in 1956 …

Dick married Dr. Anne Bingham Pierson in 1978 and retired in 1980 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He spent the next 15 years working for Sonalysts, serving as a consultant directly supporting the Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine Force …