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Bernard Augustine Wood

Bernard Augustine Wood, American civil engineer. Member American Railway Engineering Association, Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Wood, Bernard Augustine was born on February 11, 1867 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of Sterling Alexander Martin and Lelia (Leftwich) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, University of Alabama, 1887 (honorary C.E., 1917).

    Career

    • 1 son, Wm. W.; married second, Lilla McCarley, of Okalona, Mississippi, April 19, 1905 (now deceased). Children—Bernard A., Mary Elizabeth. Married 3d, Katharine Le Noir Cox, of Columbus, Mississippi, February 1, 1927.

      Resident engineer, 1888, assistant engineer, 1889-1890, L.N. R.R. Assistant engineer International Boundary Survey, United States and Mexico, 1891-1893, Nicaragua Canal Board, 1895. Mining engineer, Colorado, 1896.

      Assistant and resident engineer, 1897-1909, chief engineer since 1910, Mobile & Ohio R.R.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Railway Engineering Association, Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Maebelle McEachin, of Tuscaloosa, November 28, 1898 (now deceased).; married second, Lilla McCarley, of Okalona, Mississippi, April.; married 3d, Katharine Le Noir Cox, of Columbus, Mississippi, February 1, 1927.

      Children: Bernard A., Mary Elizabeth.
    • father: Sterling Alexander Martin Wood
    • mother: Lelia (Leftwich) Wood
    • spouses: Maebelle McEachin
    • Lilla McCarley
    • Katharine Le Noir Cox
    • children: Bernard A. Wood
    • Mary Elizabeth Wood
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    Born February 11, 1867
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