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Royal J. Wood Edit Profile

also known as Bud Wood

State legislator

Royal J. Wood, American state legislator. Recipient Leadership award 4-H, 1964, Meritorious award, South Dakota Corrections Association Certified of Appreciation, 1971, Community Service award, 1982, South Dakota Wheat Growers Association award, Dedication to Agriculture, Certified of recognition Service Modern Woodman, 1988.


Wood, Royal J. was born on March 28, 1922 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States.


Student, Northern State College.


Past president, director Warner Co-op Elevator Company, 1948-1971. Chairman Brown County Farm Bureau. Member South Dakota Wheat Growers Board, 1969-1985, Warner Cenex Oil Corporation, 1950-1975.


Chairman Young Representatives Brown County, 1943-1947. Member Brown County 4-H Leaders Association, 1964-1966. State representative, since 1967.

Member Legislation Research Council, 1973-1978, 81-86, vice chairman,1977-1978, 85-86. Assistant majority leader, 1975-1976. Member Mother Joseph Manor Advisory Board, 1980-1988.

Speaker Pro-Tem, 1987-1988. Centennial speaker, 1989-1990. Board director Longitudinal Redundancy Check, 1989-1990.

Member Masons (award).


Married Dorothy M. Lowitz. Children: James Royal, Bonnie Anita, Amy Louise.

Dorothy M. Lowitz

James Royal Wood

Bonnie Anita Wood

Amy Louise Wood