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J. Barclay Wood Edit Profile

Technical writer , forensic firearms consultant

J. Barclay Wood, American technical writer, forensic firearms consultant. Member National Rifle Association (life), American Pistolsmiths Guild (associate).

Background

Wood, J. Barclay was born on June 14, 1934 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. Son of James William and Stella Elisabeth (Stieff) Wood.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Henderson, Kentucky.

Career

Founder, owner, manager, consultant, Firearms Svc., Henderson, since 1948;gunsmithing editor, Guns of Ammo magazine, Los Angeles, 1974-1982;gunsmithing editor, Shooting Times magazine, Peoria, Illinois, 1982-1998;American editor, Internationales Waffen magazine, Zurich, Switzerland, since 1986. Instructor firearms courses Henderson Community College, 1977. Conductor firearms seminarBaldini Research Associations, Virginia Beach, Virginia, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 14 books. Columnist, since 1972. Contributor over 800 articles to magazines, including Shooting Times, Combat Handguns, Guns magazine, American Handgunner, Internationles Waffen, since 1962.

Membership

Member National Rifle Association (life), American Pistolsmiths Guild (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, lepidopterist.

Connections

Married Marijo Flaherty, January 1954 (deceased October 1981). Children: Lark Lynne, Heather Lea, Ethan Allen, Nathan Hughes. Married Judith DeGroote, June 4, 1983.

1 adopted child, Michael Paul.

father:
James William Wood

mother:
Stella Elisabeth (Stieff) Wood

spouses:
Marijo Flaherty

Judith DeGroote

children:
Lark Lynne Wood

Heather Lea Wood

Ethan Allen Wood

Nathan Hughes Wood