James Wright was the previous Head of The Magnus Institute. He took over the position from Richard Mendelson in 1973 and held it until he passed away in 1996. He was succeeded by Elias Bouchard. As with Elias, he was possessed by Jonah Magnus.
Little else is known about James Wright but he shares a last name with Lucia Wright, the statement giver in MAG 130.
- MAG 159: The Last
Peter Lukas: "I will call him “Elias,” for that’s how I’ve known him for most of our… acquaintance, though I originally met him when he was still James Wright, Head of the Magnus Institute."