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Horatio D. Wood, American lawyer. member of law firm of McKeighan, Wood & Watts.

Background

Wood, Horatio D. was born on October 8, 1841 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Horatio and Cornelia (Ferries) Wood.

Education

Educated private and public schools of St. Louis. Graduated from Harvard Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1867.

Career

Private 4th Missouri Cavalry at Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Pilot Knob, and in Alabama and Mississippi. Captain and commissary of subsistence, and bvtd. major for meritorious services in field. Admitted to bar, 1867.

Judge of St. Louis Circuit Court, 1896-January 1, 1905. Member of law firm of McKeighan, Wood & Watts. Sec-treasurer Hannibal Water Company, Hannibal Gas Light & Coke Company.

Director St. Louis, Iron & Machine Works. Delaware Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists, 1904.

Membership

Member of law firm of McKeighan, Wood & Watts.

Connections

Married Elizabeth H. Sumner, June 20, 1872.

father:
Horatio Wood

mother:
Cornelia (Ferries) Wood

spouse:
Elizabeth H. Sumner