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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, O. M. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, O. T. — of Liberal, Seward County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Oliver — of Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio. Republican. Postmaster at Portsmouth, Ohio, 1867-69, 1869-73. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Oliver — Republican. Liberal Republican candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Orson — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Orson — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Oscar M. — of Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 24th District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Oscar W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Patrick H. — of Laconia, Belknap County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 4th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Wood, Patrick H. III — Chair, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 2001-05. Still living as of 2005.
  Wood, Paul C. — of Sheldon, O'Brien County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Pauline — of Corsicana, Navarro County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Corsicana, Tex., 1879-81. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Peirce — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Peter — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1832, 1840 (Montgomery and Hamilton counties 1832, Montgomery County 1840). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Philip L. — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Candidate in primary for mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Wood, Pierpont J. E. — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Wisconsin, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Pink — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, R. G. — of Allegheny (now part of Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, R. R. — of Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Randolph — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Wood, Reginald R. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 3rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Resolva — of Adams, Berkshire County, Mass. Democrat. Postmaster at Adams, Mass., 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Reuben (1792-1864) — of Ohio. Born in 1792. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1828 (14th District), 1832 (Democratic, 15th District); justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1833-47; Governor of Ohio, 1850-53; U.S. Consul in Valparaiso, 1853-54. Died October 1, 1864 (age about 72 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Wood, Reuben Terrell (1884-1955) — also known as Reuben T. Wood — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Springfield, Greene County, Mo., August 7, 1884. Democrat. President, Missouri Federation of Labor, 1912-32; Independent candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1922; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1933-41 (at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-41); defeated, 1940; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., July 16, 1955 (age 70 years, 343 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, December 31, 1936, to Mary Ellen Eshman (1895-1981).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, Reuben W. — of Tottenville, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Tottenville, N.Y., 1887, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Richard A. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 86th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Wood, Richard H. — of Genesee County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Richard R. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Rick — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Wood, Robert — of West Virginia. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert A. — of Camden County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Camden County, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert A. — also known as Bob Wood — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas railroad commissioner, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Wood, Robert B. — of Hampton, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Hampton, Va., 1890-93. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert Coldwell (1923-2005) — Born in St. Louis, Mo., September 16, 1923. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; college professor; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1969; president, University of Massachusetts, 1970-77. Died, from stomach cancer, in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 1, 2005 (age 81 years, 197 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 22, 1952, to Margaret Byers; father of Margaret C. Hassan (1958-).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wood, Robert E. — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Charleston, W.Va., 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert Elkington (1879-1969) — also known as Robert E. Wood — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Born in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., June 13, 1879. Republican. General in the U.S. Army during World War I; vice-president (1924-39) and chairman (1939-54), Sears, Roebuck & Company department stores; one of the founders of the America First Committee (1940), opposed to U.S. involvement in World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956. Died November 6, 1969 (age 90 years, 146 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Wood, Robert Henry — of Manila, Philippines. Consul for Denmark in Manila, Philippine Islands, 1900-07. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert Nathanial (1818-1857) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La.; California. Born in Virginia, 1818. Whig. Mayor of Shreveport, La., 1847-48, 1849; candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1856. Died in Caborca, Sonora, 1857 (age about 39 years). Interment somewhere in Caborca, Sonora.
  Wood, Robert R. — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 6th District, 1955-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Robert Simpson (1887-1949) — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born in Athens, Athens County, Ohio, 1887. Dairy farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1930-31. Died, of an apparent heart attack, in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, April 19, 1949 (age about 61 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Nephew of James Perry Wood (1854-1937).
  Wood, Roberta Lynn — Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Wood, Rolla F. (1888-1978) — of Warrensburg, Johnson County, Mo. Born in Curtis, Frontier County, Neb., April 20, 1888. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; college professor; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 17th District, 1943-44. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died March 21, 1978 (age 89 years, 335 days). Interment at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg, Mo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, Rufus — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Ruper B. — of Wenatchee, Chelan County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Russell A. — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for Massachusetts state auditor, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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