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Harold Eaton Wood

Harold Eaton Wood, American investment banker. member, former chairman Twin Cities Committee Foreign Relations. Trustee Greater University of Minnesota Corporation, St. Paul Foundation, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.; Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1917-1919; Member Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939.

Background

  • Wood, Harold Eaton was born on February 10, 1897 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Son of Harold Blanchard and Cassie (Hutchins) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1918.

    Career

    • Salesman Kalman, Wood & Company, 1919-1923. President Harold E. Wood & Company, 1924-1929. Vice president Foreman-State Corporation, 1929-1931.

      President A. E. Peirce & Company, 1931-1932, Harold E. Wood & Company, St. Paul. since 1932. President, trustee Twin City area Ednl. television Corporation. Director First Midwest Small Business Investment Company.

      Director St. Paul chapter American Red Cross President of Minneapolis-St. Paul Stock Exchange, 1929, Twin City Bond Club, 1923. Commnr. St. Paul Port Authority, 1932-1937. Executive vice chairman War Finance Committee, State Minnesota, 2d, 3d, 4th war loan drives.

      Chairman St. Paul Community Chest Campaign, 1947, Greater St. Paul Community Chest and Council, 1948-1949. Member, former chairman Twin Cities Committee Foreign Relations. Trustee Greater University of Minnesota Corporation, St. Paul Foundation, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

    Membership

    Member, former chairman Twin Cities Committee Foreign Relations. Trustee Greater University of Minnesota Corporation, St. Paul Foundation, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1917-1919.

    Member Investment Bankers Association American (governor 1936-1939. Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Slocomb Frisbie, October 24, 1919. Children: Thurston, Jerusha (Mistress Neil M. Urquhart), John, Charles.
    • father: Harold Blanchard Wood
    • mother: Cassie (Hutchins) Wood
    • spouse: Margaret Slocomb Frisbie
    • children: Thurston Wood
    • Jerusha Wood (Mistress Neil M. Urquhart)
    • John Wood
    • Charles Wood
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    Died October, 1961
    (aged 64)
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