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biochemical company executive

Doris Jean Wood, American biochemical company executive. Named Notable Woman of Texas Awards and Honor Society of America, 1984-1985.


Wood, Doris Jean was born on July 2, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Dorothy (Richardson) Schneider.


Bachelor in Music Education, Texas Christian University, 1955.


Church secretary Presbyterian Church of Covenant, Houston, 1954. Airline hostess Trans World Airlines, Kansas City and Chicago, 1955-1956. Teacher Chicago Public Schools, 1956-1957.

Elementary school music teacher Houston Indiana Schools, 1957-1963. Bookkeeper, secretary James A. Wood Company, Houston, 1959-1974. Co-owner, secretary, treasurer Southwestern Biols., Inc., Pearland, Texas, since 1974.

Secretary, treasurer Southwestern Biological Service Corporation, since 1981.


President Friends of the Library., Pearland, 1975. Delegate County and State Republican Conventions, Angleton, Texas, Austin, Texas, Dallas, 1982, 84, 86. Member executive committee Elect Jack Harris for State Republican, Pearland, 1984.

Member American Business Women's Association (secretary, treasurer, vice president 1984-1987, president 1987-1988), National Association of Female Executives, Pearland/Hobby Area Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Golfcrest Cuntry Club, Women's Golf Club.


  • Other Interests

    Gourmet food, golf, classical music, adventure novels, travel to exotic places.


Married James Albert Wood, July 23, 1960. Children: Robert James, Elizabeth Annette.

Joseph Schneider

Dorothy (Richardson) Schneider

James Albert Wood

Robert James Wood

Elizabeth Annette Wood