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army officer.

William Thomas Wood, American army officer. Served at Fort Clark, Texas, 1890-1892, Fort Bliss, Texas, 1892-1895; Member Loyal Legion, American Legion.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

Wood, William Thomas was born on June 19, 1854 in Irving, Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. Son of Preston and Jane K. Wood.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877.

Career

1 daughter, Janet (wife of H. C. Pillsbury, United States Army). Commissioned add. Second lieutenant 4th Infantry, June 15, 1877. Promoted through grades to colonel, March 12, 1910.

Retired on account of disability incurred in the line of duty, April 3, 1913. Brigadier general, June 21, 1930.

Membership

Served at Fort Clark, Texas, 1890-1892, Fort Bliss, Texas, 1892-1895. Member Loyal Legion, American Legion. Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Janet Judson Sanford, September 27, 1877.

father:
Preston Wood

mother:
Jane K. Wood

spouse:
Janet Judson Sanford