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William H. S. Wood

William H. S. Wood, American publisher, banker. member of New York Hist; member of New York Bot.

Background

  • Wood, William H. S. was born in 1840 in New York, United States. Son of William Wood.

  • Education

    • Educated Haverford College.

    Career

    • Became partner, 1863, with his father in publication house of Wm. Wood & Company, of which later was head. Director New York Young Men’s Christian Association, 7 years.

      Manager American Bible Society, 12 years. Life member of New York History Society, American Pomol. Society, New York Horticultural Society.

      Fellow American Geography Society. Benefactor New York Academy of Medicine. Member of New York Botanical Society (incorporator), New York Society for Suppression of Vice, New York Academy Sciences.

      Founder and proprietor Medical Record. President Bowery Savings Bank, since 1903.

    Works

    • Author several vols. on horticultural subjects.

    Membership

    Member of New York Hist. Member of New York Bot.

    Connections

    • father: William Wood. Wood
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    Born 1840
    Died 1907
    (aged 66)
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