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Harry Gordon Wood

Harry Gordon Wood, American publisher, editor. Chairman Southeast Texas Inc., Port Arthur, Texas Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1963-1969. Member of Rotary, Kiwanis (president Texarkana club, 1976, Port Arthur club, 1981; lieutenant governor Texas-Oklahoma International club, 1982).

Background

  • Wood, Harry Gordon was born on December 12, 1938 in Hillsboro, Texas, United States. Son of Leslie Allen and Annie Mae (Wood) Wood.

  • Education

    • AB, Navarro Junior College, 1960. Bachelor, Baylor University, 1963.

    Career

    • Reporter Hillsboro (Texas) Daily Mirror, 1958-1961, editor, 1967-1968. Reporter Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald, 1961-1964. Editor Southwestern Life Insurance Company, Dallas, 1964.

      State editor San Angelo (Texas) Standard Times, 1964-1967. Editor Hot Springs (Arkansas) Sentinel-Record, 1968-1971, Texarkana (Texas) Gazette, 1971-1977, Port Arthur (Texas) News, 1977-1985. Public, editor Orange (Texas) Leader, 1985-1987.

      Editor Metropolitan Beaumont (Texas) magazine, since 1987. Associate public Travelhost of Gulf Coast.

    Politics

    Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

    Religion

    Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.

    Membership

    Chairman Southeast Texas Inc., Port Arthur, Texas Served to sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1963-1969. Member of Rotary, Kiwanis (president Texarkana club, 1976, Port Arthur club, 1981. Lieutenant governor Texas-Oklahoma International club, 1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Miriam Bruner, June 5, 1965 (deceased 1966). Married Deana Kaye Head, December 29, 1967. Children: Amy Elise, Samuel Gordon.
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    Born December 12, 1938
    • 1960
      Navarro Junior College
    • 1963
      Baylor University
    • 1958 - 1961
      Reporter Hillsboro (Texas) Daily Mirror
    • 1961 - 1964
      reporter Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald
    • 1964
      Editor Southwestern Life Insurance Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1964 - 1967
      state editor San Angelo (Texas) Standard Times
    • 1967 - 1968
      Reporter Hillsboro (Texas) Daily Mirror
    • 1968 - 1971
      editor Hot Springs (Arkansas) Sentinel-Record
    • 1971 - 1977
      editor Hot Springs (Arkansas) Sentinel-Record
    • 1977 - 1985
      editor Hot Springs (Arkansas) Sentinel-Record
    • 1987
      editor Metropolitan Beaumont (Texas) magazine
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