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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, Kathleen A. — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Ken — of Syracuse, Davis County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of Syracuse, Utah, 1991. Still living as of 1991.
  Wood, Kenneth C. — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 57th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Wood, Kerry — of Rocky Hill, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Wood, L. E. — of Niles, Berrien County, Mich. Mayor of Niles, Mich., 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, L. M. — of Monroe City, Monroe County, Mo. Mayor of Monroe City, Mo.; elected 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Laura — of Clifford, Lapeer County, Mich. Treasurer of Michigan Prohibition Party, 1919. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Laura Velma (1904-1993) — also known as Velma Wood; Laura Velma Storey; Mrs. Claude L. Wood — of Brown City, Sanilac County, Mich. Born in Brown City, Sanilac County, Mich., May 15, 1904. Republican. School teacher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952 (alternate), 1956; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1957. Female. Protestant. Died in Mayfield, Lapeer County, Mich., September 9, 1993 (age 89 years, 117 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of C. H. Storey and Ethel (Horne) Storey; married to Claude L. Wood (1901-1974).
  Wood, Laureen — of Laguna Beach, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Wood, Lawrence — of Refugio, Refugio County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Leland T. — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Fuel and ice dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1941. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Lena — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Leo — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 52nd District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
Leonard Wood Wood, Leonard (1860-1927) — Born in Winchester, Cheshire County, N.H., October 9, 1860. Republican. Physician; received the Medal of Honor in 1898 for his actions during an Indian war in 1886; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; commander of the "Rough Riders"; Military Governor of Cuba, 1899-1902; major general in the Philippine-American War, 1902-06; first Army Chief of Staff; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1920; Governor-General of the Philippine Islands, 1921-27; died in office 1927. English ancestry. Died, following surgery for a brain tumor, in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., August 7, 1927 (age 66 years, 302 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Jewett Wood (1829-1880) and Caroline E. (Hagar) Wood (1836-1915); married 1890 to Louisa Adriana Condit Smith (1869-1943).
  Fort Leonard Wood, in Pulaski County, Missouri, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: Leonard W. Hall
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  Wood, Leonard E. (b. 1917) — of Redford Township, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., January 27, 1917. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Engineering illustrator for General Motors, later for the Wayne County Road Commission; member of Michigan state house of representatives; elected 1952, 1954. Episcopalian. Member, Kiwanis; Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Leonard V. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Wood, Leslie E. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1952-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Lewis — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Lewis — of Robinson, Crawford County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Lewis N. — of Walworth, Walworth County, Wis. Whig. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Lloyd H. (1896-1964) — of Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pa. Born in Grampian, Clearfield County, Pa., October 25, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War I; lawyer; chair of Montgomery County Republican Party, 1940-53; member of Pennsylvania state senate 12th District, 1947-50; Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, 1951-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1954. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died February 15, 1964 (age 67 years, 113 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George L. Wood and Maude (Goss) Wood; married to Helen L. Blithe.
  Wood, Logan See W. Logan Wood
  Wood, Lois — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Wood, Lorette — of Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, Calif. Mayor of Santa Cruz, Calif., 1971-72. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Louis — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Louis Aubrey — of Oregon. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Louis C. — of Glendora, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Glendora, Calif., 1954-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Luke E. — of Clinton, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 19th District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, M. L. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Manuel — of Ambridge, Beaver County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Mark — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wood, Mart — of Campbell, Dunklin County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948, 1960; chair of Dunklin County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Martha Wood Wood, Martha Swain — also known as Martha Wood — of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, N.C. Mayor of Winston-Salem, N.C., 1989-97. Female. Still living as of 1997.
  Image source: City of Winston-Salem
  Wood, Mary B. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Mary H. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Matilda N. — of Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Max — Republican. Candidate in primary for Georgia state attorney general, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Wood, Michael — of Washington, D.C. U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, 2006-. Still living as of 2006.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Wood, Michael — of St. Louis, Gratiot County, Mich. Democrat. Chair of Gratiot County Democratic Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Wood, Mike — of Mississippi. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Mississippi 4th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Wood, Mike — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Wood, N. Holton — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Connecticut, 1896; Gold Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, N. R. — of California. Member of California state assembly 6th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Nathan B. — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Newell See T. Newell Wood
  Wood, Nola — Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 37th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Wood, Norman P. — of Northfield, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Norris G. — of Pennsylvania. Communist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 4th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Norton See J. Norton Wood


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