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John Clark Wood

retail executive

John Clark Wood, American retail executive. Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

Wood, John Clark was born on June 18, 1901 in Newark. Son of Charles S. and Margaret A. (Maring) Wood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1922.

Career

With McCann-Erickson, Inc., 1923-1932. Director, vice president B. Altman & Company. New York City, 1932-1945.

President Brooks Brothers, Incorporated, New York York City, 1946-1967, chairman, 1967-1969. President of Fifth Avenue Association. Director Julius Garfinkel & Company, Inc., Better Business Bureau New York City.

Membership

Served as major Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Clubs: Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married Frances Kelley Keresey, May 4, 1954.

father:
Charles S. Wood

mother:
Margaret A. (Maring) Wood

spouse:
Frances Kelley Keresey