Anne S. Wright, 73, an area resident since 1935 who had served on the staffs of Hubert H. Humphrey and Walter Mondale when those Democratic leaders represented Minnesota in the U.S. Senate, died Nov. 9 in George Washington University Hospital. She had diabetes and a kidney ailment.
She joined the Humphrey staff in 1958, serving there until joining Mondale's staff when he replaced Humphrey in the Senate following the elections of November 1964. Mrs. Wright worked on constituent relations for both senators. She remained on Mondale's staff until after his defeat for reelection as vice president two years ago.
Mrs. Wright was born in Poland. She came to this country at an early age, and grew up in New York state. After moving here, she worked as a secretary with the old National Recovery Administration, the Agriculture Department, and on Capitol Hill staffs. She then worked in sales both here and in Europe, before joining Humphrey.
She lived in Washington where she was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church. Mrs. Wright also was a member of the International Club.
Her marriages to both Irvin Gray Kinnie and George Wright ended in divorce.
Survivors include a son, I. Gray Kinnie of Boca Raton, Fla.; a sister, Marion Russo of Rochester, N.Y., and one grandchild.