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Word Harris Wood

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Word Harris Wood, American banker.

Background

Wood, Word Harris was born on April 28, 1873 in Elkin, North Carolina, United States. Son of Warwick Whitfield and Juriah (Lucretia) Wood.

Education

Student University of North Carolina, 1891-1892. Graduate business college, Baltimore, 1893.

Career

1 daughter, Mistress Louisiana Wood Simpson. Married second, Mistress Frances Brack Fitzsimons, January 13, 1938. Began with Wachovia Loan & Trust Company, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1893.

With American Trust Company, Charlotte, since 1901, president, 1917-1943. Chairman of the Board since 1943. Home: 925 Harvard Place Office: American Trust Company, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Connections

Married Louisiana Gibson, July 9, 1909.; married second, Mistress.

father:
Warwick Whitfield Wood

mother:
Juriah (Lucretia) Wood

spouses:
Louisiana Gibson

Mistress