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Clergyman

Matthew Laurence Wood, American clergyman.

Background

Wood, Matthew Laurence was born on October 23, 1858 in Bedford County, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles Washington and Mary Ann (Ore) Wood.

Education

Student Richmond (Virginia) College, 1879-1884, Doctor of Divinity, 1903. Student Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, 1884-1885.

Career

Church, 1883; pastor Charles City County, Virginia, 1885, Petersburg, 1886-1887, Newport News, 1888-1896, Staunton, 1896-1905, Fifth Avenue Church, Huntington, West Virginia, since 1905. Director Baptist Banner Public Company President West Virginia Baptist State Convention, 1920-1922, and president Executive Board. Member Board of Missionary Coöperation of Northern Baptist Convention Trustee Alderson (West Virginia) Junior College.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to “Voices from Templed Hills,” 1928, also to Watchman-Examiner, Review and Expositor.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Bessie Hoge, 1886 (deceased).; married second, Mary Emma Fitzgerald, December 22, 1902. Children: Lawrence C. (deceased), Charles Rowland, Mistress Miriam Wood Derwacter.

father:
Charles Washington Wood

mother:
Mary Ann (Ore) Wood

spouse:
Bessie Hoge

spouse:
Mary Emma Fitzgerald

child:
Lawrence C. Wood (deceased)

child:
Charles Rowland Wood

child:
Mistress Miriam Wood Derwacter Wood