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Word Harris Wood

Word Harris Wood, American banker.


  • Wood, Word Harris was born on April 28, 1873 in Elkin, North Carolina, United States. Son of Warwick Whitfield and Juriah (Lucretia) Wood.

  • Education

    • Student University of North Carolina, 1891-1892. Graduate business college, Baltimore, 1893.


    • 1 daughter, Mistress Louisiana Wood Simpson. Married second, Mistress Frances Brack Fitzsimons, January 13, 1938. Began with Wachovia Loan & Trust Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1893.

      With American Trust Company, Charlotte, since 1901, president, 1917-1943. Chairman of the Board since 1943. Home: 925 Harvard Place Office: American Trust Company, Charlotte, North Carolina.


    • Married Louisiana Gibson, July 9, 1909.; married second, Mistress.
    • father: Warwick Whitfield Wood
    • mother: Juriah (Lucretia) Wood
    • spouses: Louisiana Gibson
    • Mistress
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    Died December 26, 1951
    (aged 78)