Preparatory education St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., Neuchatel, Switzerland, Pont Levoy, France, and Heidelberg, Germany. Сivil engineering Massachusetts Institute Technology. Nina Chinn, February 24, 1897.
Employed general engineering work, bridge construction, railway location, construction and management, 1890-1897. Charge surveys by Nicaragua Canal Commission, beteen Lake Nicaragua and Pacific Ocean, 1898. Commissioned civil engineer United States Navy, 1898.
Member American Society of Civil Engineers, N.H. Society Cincinnati, Academy Political Science, Naval History Foundation.
Children: Elizabeth Grimes (Mistress John Williams Davis), John Grahame, Robert Serrell Wood, Herbert Wood.