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Walter Wyvill Wood

Walter Wyvill Wood, American mechanical engineer. award City of Louisville, 1977. Served with Army of the United States, 1950-1952; Club: River Road Country (Louisville).


  • Wood, Walter Wyvill was born on February 5, 1928 in Louisville. Son of George Twyman and Louise Fairfax (Robertson) Wood.

  • Education

    • Biomedical Engineering, University Louisville, 1954, Master of Engineering, 1972.


    • Product development engineer Gamble Brothers Inc., Louisville, 1954-1956. Sales engineer Air Reduction Sales Company, Louisville, 1956-1961. With Naval Ordnance Station, Louisville, since 1962, director engineering department, 1973-1974, director gun systems engineering center, 1974-1978, director gun systems engineering department, since 1978.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served with Army of the United States, 1950-1952. Club: River Road Country (Louisville).


    • Married Caroline Shelburne Crone, December 29, 1956 (divorced). Children– Victoria Armistead, Walter Wyville.
    • father: George Twyman Wood
    • mother: Louise Fairfax (Robertson) Wood
    • spouse: Caroline Shelburne Crone
    • children: Victoria Armistead Wood
    • Walter Wyville Wood
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    Born February 5, 1928