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


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.


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


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.


Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.


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.


The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.


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


  • Other Interests

    Photography, scuba diving, flying.


Married Vicky Darlene Shelton Wood, March 9, 1985.