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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, Velma See Laura Velma Wood
  Wood, Vernon M. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Postmaster at Hillsboro, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. B. — of Florida. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 2nd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Mrs. W. B. — of Rosendale, Andrew County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. E. — of Dalton, Whitfield County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1916, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. F. — of Fernandina (now part of Fernandina Beach), Nassau County, Fla. Postmaster at Fernandina, Fla., 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. F. — of Nixa, Christian County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Christian County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. Hoffman — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. L. — of Bristoe, Ellis County, Tex. Member of Texas state house of representatives 37th District, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. L. — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. Logan — of Danville, Boyle County, Ky. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Ky., 1914-21. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, W. P. — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Wood, W. S. — of Nevada. U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walker — of Mississippi. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1920; secretary of state of Mississippi, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter A., Jr. — of Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state senate 29th District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter Abbott (1815-1892) — also known as Walter A. Wood — of Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in New Hampshire, 1815. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1879-83. Died in 1892 (age about 77 years). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Wood, Walter C. — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Canaan; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter F. — of Sullivan, Sullivan County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter F. — of Colome, Tripp County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 43rd District, 1941-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter H. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter H. — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908 (alternate), 1912, 1920 (alternate), 1924, 1928; mayor of Cairo, Ill., 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter S. — of Essex County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Essex County, 1914, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Walter W. — of Old Lyme, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Old Lyme, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Ward See James Ward Wood
  Wood, Will C. (c.1881-1939) — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Elmira, Solano County, Calif., about 1881. Republican. California superintendent of public instruction, 1919-27; resigned 1927; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1928. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Native Sons of the Golden West. Died, of a heart ailment, in Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif., May 15, 1939 (age about 58 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Wood, Will R. See William Robert Wood
  Wood, William — of Cranford, Union County, N.J. Mayor of Cranford, N.J., 1879, 1881, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William — of Middletown, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Middletown, Del., 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William — of Wayne County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County 1st District, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William — of Steuben County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Steuben County 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William C. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1857-58, 1861-62 (16th District 1857-58, 10th District 1861-62). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William C. — of Geneva, Kane County, Ill. Mayor of Geneva, Ill., 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William D. (1858-1917) — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born December 1, 1858. Lawyer; real estate developer; King County Probate Judge, 1884; mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1896-97; appointed 1896; went to the Klondike for the 1898 Gold Rush. Died, from an intestinal ailment, in Seattle, King County, Wash., March 23, 1917 (age 58 years, 112 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, Wash.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, William D. — of Oakland, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William H. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William H. — of Highwood, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. Postmaster at Highwood, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William H. S. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William J. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County 2nd District, 1863. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William J. — of Louisville, Winston County, Miss. Postmaster at Louisville, Miss., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William J. — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westport; defeated, 1910; elected 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William M. — of Andover, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William M. — of Long Prairie, Todd County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William P. — of Gratiot County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Gratiot County, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Wood, William Penn (b. 1843) — also known as William P. Wood — of Randolph County, N.C. Born in Asheboro, Randolph County, N.C., May 2, 1843. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Randolph County Treasurer, 1890-94; member of North Carolina state senate, 1901; member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Randolph County, 1905-08; North Carolina state auditor, 1911-21. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William Penn
  Relatives: Son of Penuel Wood and Calista (Birkhead) Wood; married, September 4, 1872, to Etta Gunter.
  Wood, William Ransom (1907-2001) — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born near Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill., February 3, 1907. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; president, University of Alaska, 1960-73; mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1978-80. Episcopalian. Died, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, February 25, 2001 (age 94 years, 22 days). Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William Robert (1861-1933) — also known as William R. Wood; Will R. Wood — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Born in Oxford, Benton County, Ind., January 5, 1861. Republican. Lawyer; law partner of J. Frank Hanly; director and attorney, City National Bank; director, Lafayette Telephone Co.; Tippecanoe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1890-94; member of Indiana state senate, 1896-1914; delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912, 1928 (speaker); U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1915-33. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias. Died in 1933 (age about 72 years). Interment at Spring Vale Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Wood and Matilda (Hickman) Wood; married, May 16, 1883, to Mary E. Geiger.
  Epitaph: "Served his state and country with marked distinction and honor."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wood, William S. — Republican. Presidential Elector for California, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William T. — Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William W. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Brockville, as of 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, William Wilson III (1878-1954) — also known as William W. Wood III — of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio; Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Born in Piqua, Miami County, Ohio, March 19, 1878. Republican. Tool manufacturer; banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916, 1920 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948; delegate to Ohio convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Sons of the American Revolution. Died, in the Miami Heart Institute hospital, Miami Beach, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., February 18, 1954 (age 75 years, 336 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Harley Kirk Wood; married to Aileen Boal.
  Wood, Williston P. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 48th District, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Winona — of Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii Territory, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Wood, Word H. — of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Wood, Mrs. Wyatt — of Williamsburg, Whitley County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Wood, Yvonne — of Tennessee. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


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