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James B. Wood

James B. Wood, Thai, American hospital administrator. Member of South Carolina Hospital Association, Kiwanis (secretary 1981-1982), Lions.

Background

  • Wood, James B. was born on July 18, 1957 in Bangkok. Arrived in United States, 1963. Son of Bruce Tufts and Barbara Jean (Fleming) Wood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Banking & Finance, University Florida, 1978. Master of Health Administration, Georgia State University, 1980.

    Career

    • Management engr Southeastern General Hospital, Lumberton, North Carolina, 1980—1981, assistant administrator, 1981—1982. Administrator Edgefield County Hospital, South Carolina, since 1982. Board directors Piedmont Multi-County Mental Retardation Board, Greenwood, South Carolina, 1982—1984, Three Rivers Health Systems Agency, Columbia, South Carolina, since 1984.

      Chairman Red Cross of Edgefield County, since 1982. Secretary Augusta Area Hospital Council, Georgia, since 1982. Vice president Upper Savannah Area Health Education Consortium, since 1982.

      Campaign chairman United Way, Edgefield, 1984.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

    Membership

    Member of South Carolina Hospital Association, Kiwanis (secretary 1981-1982), Lions.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, scuba diving, flying.

    Connections

    • Married Vicky Darlene Shelton Wood, March 9, 1985.
    • father: Bruce Tufts Wood
    • mother: Barbara Jean (Fleming) Wood
    • spouse: Vicky Darlene Shelton Wood
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    Born July 18, 1957
    (age 60)
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