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Alexander C. Wood

Alexander C. Wood, American banker, manufacturer. Member Society of Friends (Quakers), History Society Philadelphia.

Background

  • Wood, Alexander C. was born on November 20, 1841 in Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States. Son of Isaac H. and Elizabeth H. (Cooper) Wood.

  • Education

    • Educated Friends’ School, Haddonfield. Union Academy, Philadelphia.

    Career

    • Began in commercial business, 1861. Chairman of the Board of directors Estabrook Steel Pen Manufacturing Company, since 1911. President Camden Safe Deposit & Trust Company, 1902-1917, now Chairman of the Board.

      President Camden Atlantic & Ventnor Land Company Republican presidential elector, 1904. Trustee Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, Cooper Hospital, Camden. President board of managers Friends’ Asylum, Frankford, Philadelphia.

    Membership

    Member Society of Friends (Quakers), History Society Philadelphia.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Emma Stokes, of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, June 7, 1866.
    • father: Isaac H. Wood
    • mother: Elizabeth H. (Cooper) Wood
    • spouse: Mary Emma Stokes
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