Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Contents:
Author: U.S. Congress

Wood, John

Wood, John (uncle of Alan Wood, Jr.), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 6, 1816; attended the Friends Society schools of Philadelphia; employed by his father in the manufacture of tools and agricultural machinery 1832-1840; engaged in the manufacture of iron and steel near Wilmington, Del., 1841-1844; moved to Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pa., in 1844 and engaged in the milling of iron and steel; first burgess of Conshohocken, Pa.; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1861); was not a candidate for renomination in 1860; resumed his former manufacturing pursuits; died in Conshohocken, Pa., May 28, 1898; interment in Montgomery Cemetery, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa.

Contents:

Related Resources

None available for this document.

Download Options


Title: Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Select an option:

*Note: A download may not start for up to 60 seconds.

Email Options


Title: Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

Select an option:

Email addres:

*Note: It may take up to 60 seconds for for the email to be generated.

Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Wood, John," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2039 Original Sources, accessed January 25, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TD8KJBAFYVRFD1.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Wood, John." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2039, Original Sources. 25 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TD8KJBAFYVRFD1.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Wood, John' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2039. Original Sources, retrieved 25 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3TD8KJBAFYVRFD1.