Robert James Wood was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons.
He was born in Teulon, Manitoba and became a merchant by career.
He was elected at Norquay, a Manitoba riding which only existed for the 1949 general election before it was dissolved in 1952. Wood then became the Liberal candidate at Selkirk, an electoral district which he unsuccessfully campaigned in for the 1945 election. Wood returned to Parliament after his victory at Selkirk in the 1953 election.
However, he died in office before completing his term in the 22nd Canadian Parliament.