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WOOD (Soundex W300) — See also ALLWOOD, ARROWOOD, ARWOOD, ASHWOOD, ASTWOOD, ATTWOOD, ATWOOD, BELLWOOD, BIGWOOD, BOLTWOOD, BURRWOOD, CALLWOOD, CAWOOD, CAYWOOD, CHETWOOD, CHIRWOOD, CHITWOOD, DAMEWOOD, DARWOOD, DENWOOD, DERWOOD, DIAMWOOD, DOW, DURWOOD, EASTWOOD, ELLWOOD, ELMWOOD, ELWOOD, FENWOOD, FORWOOD, FULLWOOD, FULWOOD, GADWOOD, GANSWOOD, GARWOOD, GATEWOOD, GLENWOOD, GRIMWOOD, HAILWOOD, HAREWOOD, HARWOOD, HAYWOOD, HENWOOD, HERRWOOD, HEYWOOD, HOOD, HOPWOOD, HORWOOD, INWOOD, KERWOOD, KIRKWOOD, LEAWOOD, LENWOOD, LOCKWOOD, MARWOOD, MAYWOOD, MOOD, MORWOOD, NORWOOD, PACKWOOD, PORTWOOD, REDWOOD, RICHWOOD, ROCKWOOD, SAYWOOD, SELLWOOD, SHERWOOD, SMALWOOD, STANWOOD, WATWOOD, WEDGWOOD, WELLWOOD, WESTWOOD, WOODA, WOODALL, WOODARD, WOODBURN, WOODBURY, WOODCOCK, WOODDALL, WOODDELL, WOODELL, WOODEN, WOODFALL, WOODFILL, WOODFIN, WOODFORD, WOODFORK, WOODHEAD, WOODHULL, WOODIN, WOODING, WOODIS, WOODITCH, WOODKA, WOODLAND, WOODLARD, WOODLE, WOODLEY, WOODLIFF, WOODLOCK, WOODMAN, WOODMER, WOODNICK, WOODNUT, WOODNUTT, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUM, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSON, WOODSUM, WOODUL, WOODUS, WOODWARD, WOODY, WOODYARD, YARWOOD.

  Wood, J. A. A. — of Sauk Rapids, Benton County, Minn. Postmaster at Sauk Rapids, Minn., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. B. — of Millboro, Bath County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. C. — of Hayneville, Lowndes County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1908, 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. E. — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. E. — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1912, 1920 (alternate), 1928 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. E. — of Kelford, Bertie County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. F. — of Doland, Spink County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 33rd District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. H. — of Gallup, Bermalillo County (now McKinley County), N.M. Postmaster at Gallup, N.M., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. J. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Texas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. J. (1870-1945) — of Payette, Payette County, Idaho. Born January 21, 1870. Mayor of Payette, Idaho, 1933-35. Died February 1, 1945 (age 75 years, 11 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Payette, Idaho.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, J. M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. Norton — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1922-25. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. Sam — of Arkansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Arkansas 4th District, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. W. — of Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Calif. Postmaster at Pasadena, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, J. Ward See James Ward Wood
  Wood, Jack — of Heflin, Cleburne County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, James (1747-1813) — of Virginia. Born in 1747. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1775; Governor of Virginia, 1796-99. Died June 16, 1813 (age about 65 years). Interment at St. John's Churchyard, Richmond, Va.
  Wood County, W.Va. is named for him.
  Wood, James — of Claiborne County, Miss. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1815. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James — of Geneseo, Livingston County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 30th District, 1870-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James (b. 1839) — of Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y., November 12, 1839. Republican. Farmer; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1886, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James — of Broome County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Broome County 1st District, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Wood, James A. — of Acworth, Sullivan County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James B. — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Chief burgess of West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1879-85. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James C. (b. 1872) — of Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Mich. Born in Hastings, Barry County, Mich., March 31, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Schoolcraft County Prosecuting Attorney, 1909-10; member of Michigan state senate 30th District, 1913-18; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James C. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Republican. Arizona Republican state chair, 1955; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona, 1957. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Mrs. James F. — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, James H. — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James H. — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 86th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wood, James L. — of Refugio, Refugio County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James M. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from South Dakota at-large, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James P. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880; member of Missouri state senate 13th District, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James P. — of Michigan. Candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James P. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Augusta, Ga., 1925-29. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James Perry (1854-1937) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Rio Grande, Gallia County, Ohio, April 24, 1854. Lawyer; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1880-84; appointed 1880. Died in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, September 19, 1937 (age 83 years, 148 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Uncle of Robert Simpson Wood (1887-1949).
  Wood, James S. — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County 2nd District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, James Ward (1845-1926) — also known as J. Ward Wood — of Hardy County, W.Va. Born in Hardy County, Va. (now W.Va.), December 26, 1845. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hardy County, 1903-08. Member, Kappa Alpha Order. Died January 7, 1926 (age 80 years, 12 days). Interment at Ivanhoe Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lost City, W.Va.
  Wood, Jane — of Atwater, Merced County, Calif. Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Wood, Jay C. — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 23rd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
Jere Wood Wood, Jere — of Roswell, Fulton County, Ga. Lawyer; mayor of Roswell, Ga., 1998-. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of Roy Wood and Tillie Wood.
  Image source: City of Roswell
  Wood, Jeremiah — of Lynbrook, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Nassau County, 1912; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1921-22; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 2nd District, 1925; chair of Nassau County Republican Party, 1927-29. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Jesse — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Jesse M. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Circuit judge in Georgia Atlanta Circuit, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Jimmie, Jr. — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 14th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wood, Joan — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Wood, Joe — Peace and Freedom candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Joe W. — of Farmington, San Juan County, N.M. Democrat. Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, John — of Orange County, N.Y. Delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Orange County, 1788; member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1805-07. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1819-20, 1823-24. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John (1798-1880) — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Moravia, Cayuga County, N.Y., December 20, 1798. Member of Illinois state senate, 1850; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1857-60; Governor of Illinois, 1860-61. Died in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., June 4, 1880 (age 81 years, 167 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. David Wood (surgeon in Revolutionary War).
  Wood, John (1816-1898) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1816. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1859-61. Died in 1898 (age about 82 years). Interment at Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown, Pa.
  Relatives: Uncle of Alan Wood, Jr. (1834-1902).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, John — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Cairo, Ill., 1889-93. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John — of Georgetown, Brown County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1904, 1916, 1928 (alternate), 1944 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John — of Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich.; Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John B. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John B., Jr. — of El Dorado Hills, El Dorado County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Wood, John C. — of Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John C. L. — of Conway, Carroll County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John D. — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1844. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John F. (1887-1976) — of Luce County, Mich.; Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Mich. Born in Garden, Delta County, Mich., October 1, 1887. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lumber business; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Alger District, 1951-54; defeated in primary, 1954. Catholic. Member, Elks; Rotary. Died in 1976 (age about 88 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John F., Jr. — of Mechanicsville, St. Mary's County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 29-A; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.
John F. Wood Wood, John F. — U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Image source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri
  Wood, John H. — of Lowell, Cochise County, Ariz. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John Howland, Jr. (1916-1979) — also known as John H. Wood, Jr.; "Maximum John" — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in Rockport, Aransas County, Tex., March 31, 1916. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1960; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, 1970-79; died in office 1979. Shot and killed in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., May 29, 1979 (age 63 years, 59 days). The killer was Charles Harrelson, a contract killer who was also the father of actor Woody Harrelson. Burial location unknown.
  The John H. Wood Federal Courthouse, in San Antonio, Texas, is named for him.  — John H. Wood Middle School, in San Antonio, Texas, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wood, John I. — of Hartford, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1945-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John J., Jr. — of Berlin, Green Lake County, Wis. Democrat. Mayor of Berlin, Wis., 1893-97; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 2nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John Jacob (1784-1874) — of New York. Born in New York, 1784. U.S. Representative from New York 2nd District, 1827-29. Died in 1874 (age about 90 years). Interment at Old Wood Burying Ground, New City, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, John M. (1813-1864) — of Maine. Born in New York, November 17, 1813. Republican. Member of Maine state legislature, 1850; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1855-59. Died December 24, 1864 (age 51 years, 37 days). Entombed at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, John M. (d. 1926) — of Clark County, Mo. Missouri state attorney general, 1889-93. Died January 25, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John Quinby (b. 1867) — also known as John Q. Wood — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Born in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, June 24, 1867. College professor; lawyer; U.S. Vice Consul in Milan, 1909-10; U.S. Consul in Venice, 1910; Tripoli, 1910-13; Chemnitz, 1914-17; Marseille, 1917; SAINT Michaels, 1917-19; Tiflis, 1919; Le Havre, 1919; Frankfort, 1921-22; Veracruz, 1922-26; Messina, as of 1929; Strasbourg, as of 1932; U.S. Consul General in Addis Ababa, 1913-14. Congregationalist. Member, Alpha Delta Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Wood and Mary (Farnham) Wood; married 1901 to Harriet Goddard.
  Wood, John R. — U.S. Vice Consul in Paris, as of 1924-32. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John Stephens (1885-1968) — also known as John S. Wood — of Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. Born near Ball Ground, Cherokee County, Ga., February 8, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1917; superior court judge in Georgia, 1925-31; U.S. Representative from Georgia 9th District, 1931-35, 1945-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Redmen. Died in Marietta, Cobb County, Ga., September 12, 1968 (age 83 years, 217 days). Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, John T. — of Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Miss., 1901; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John T. — of Illinois. Republican. Independent Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 20th District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, John Travers (1878-1954) — also known as John T. Wood — of Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, November 25, 1878. Republican. Naturalized U.S. citizen; school teacher; physician; surgeon for Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, 1910-50; mayor of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 1911-13; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1951-53. Died in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho, November 2, 1954 (age 75 years, 342 days). Interment at Forest Cemetery, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Jonathan — of Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at Bucksport, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph (1712-1791) — of Georgia. Born in Pennsylvania, 1712. Delegate to Continental Congress from Georgia, 1777. Died in 1791 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Joseph — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1821-22. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph — of Little Fort (now Waukegan), Lake County, Ill. Postmaster at Little Fort, Ill., 1841-42. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1856-59. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph — of California. Member of California state assembly 8th District, 1863-65. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph — of Daviess County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Daviess County, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph — of Fayetteville, Washington County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wood, Joseph C. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 60, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph D. — of Norfolk, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1940; mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1940-44. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph K. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph W. — of Hunterdon County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joseph W. — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Johnston County, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Joy — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1986, 1988; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Wood, Julius J. — of Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Columbus, Ohio, 1865-70. Burial location unknown.


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