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Theodore Thomas Wood, American judge. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1946.; Member Angola Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (past commander), 40 et 8, Phi Kappa Psi.; Mason.; Club: Lawyers (Ann Arbor).

Background

Wood, Theodore Thomas was born on February 2, 1905 in Angola, Indiana, United States. Son of Alphonso Calvin and Mayme (Moffett) Wood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1926. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1929. Doctor of Laws, Tri-State College, 1951.

Career

1 daughter, Susan Jo. Married second, Kathryn Borden, October 28, 1938. 1 daughter, Nancy Elizabeth.

Married 3d, Helen M. Creel, 1958. Admitted to Indiana bar, 1928. Law practice Angola, 1929-1949.

Prosecuting attorney 35th Judicial Circuit, Lagrange and Steuben companies, 1932-1934, 34-36. Chairman of the board of trustees Tri-State College, 1947, president 1949-1959. Private practice law, Angola, since 1960.

Judge Steuben Circuit Court, since 1961. Local appeal agent with the Selective Service Board, 1940-1942. Treasurer board of trustees Fort Wayne (Indiana) State School, 1950-1953.

Religion

Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

Politics

All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Angola Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (past commander), 40 et 8, Phi Kappa Psi. Mason.; Club: Lawyers (Ann Arbor).

Connections

Married Martha Adeline Hughes, June 30, 1930.; married second, Kathryn Borden, October 28, 1938.; married 3d, Helen M. Creel, 1958.

father:
Alphonso Calvin Wood

mother:
Mayme (Moffett) Wood

spouses:
Martha Adeline Hughes

Kathryn Borden

Helen M. Creel