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John Clark Wood

John Clark Wood, American retail executive. Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Wood, John Clark was born on June 18, 1901 in Newark. Son of Charles S. and Margaret A. (Maring) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1922.

    Career

    • With McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1923-1932. Director, vice president B. Altman & Company. New York City, 1932-1945.

      President Brooks Brothers, Incorporated, New York York City, 1946-1967, chairman, 1967-1969. President of Fifth Avenue Association. Director Julius Garfinkel & Company, Inc., Better Business Bureau New York City.

    Membership

    Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Clubs: Union League (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Frances Kelley Keresey, May 4, 1954.
    • father: Charles S. Wood
    • mother: Margaret A. (Maring) Wood
    • spouse: Frances Kelley Keresey
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    Born June 18, 1901
    Died December 15, 1969
    (aged 68)
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