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Lawyer

John Edmund Fitzgerald Wood, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia bar 1927, New York bar 1935, District of Columbia Bar 1941, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1941.

Background

Wood, John Edmund Fitzgerald was born on October 19, 1903 in Staunton, Virginia, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Denison U., 1924;honorary Doctor of Laws, Denison U., 1981;Bachelor of Laws, West Virginia University, 1927;Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1929;Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1953.

Career

Associate firm, Root Clark Buckner Howland & Ballantine, New York City, 1929-1930, 33-39;associate firm, Fitzpatrick Brown & Davis, Huntington, West Virginia, 1931-1933;partner firm, Dewey Ballantine Bushby Palmer & Wood (and predecessors), New York City, 1940-1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia bar 1927, New York bar 1935, District of Columbia Bar 1941, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1941.

Membership

Trustee Village of Scarsdale, New York, 1952-1956. Trustee Denison U., Granville, Ohio, 1947-1983, life trustee, 1983-1987, chairman of the board of trustees, 1965-1972. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, New York City Bar assosiation, New York County Lawyers Association M C.