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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.

Religion

The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.

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

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).

Interests

  • Other 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.

father:
Leslie Allen Wood

mother:
Annie Mae (Wood) Wood

spouses:
Helen Miriam Bruner

Deana Kaye Head

children:
Amy Elise Wood

Samuel Gordon Wood