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Stuart Wood (1853-1914)


1914 Obituary [1]

STUART WOOD died on March 2, 1914, at his residence, 1620 Locust Street, Philadelphia, U.S.A. He was born in that town in 1853, was educated at Haverford College and Harvard University, and later took a special course in philosophy at a college in Germany. He received the degree A.B. from Haverford in 1870, and the degree of Ph.D. from Harvard in 1875.

At the age of twenty-four he entered the employ of R. D. Wood & Co., engineers, which was founded by his father, and of which his brother, Mr. Walter Wood, eventually became senior partner. He was president and treasurer of the Tampa Water Works, Florida, and a director of the Florence Iron Works and the Camden Iron Works, New Jersey. He was a member of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, American Gas Institute, American Academy of Social and Political Science, American Philosophical Society, and several English and French Societies of Political Economy and Social Science.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1889.


1915 Obituary [2]

STUART WOOD died on March 9, 1914. He was born in Philadelphia in 1853, was educated at Haverford College and Harvard University, and later took a special course of philosophy at a college in Germany.

At the age of twenty-four he entered the employment of R. D. Wood & Co., which was founded by his father. He was a director of the Florence Ironworks, Tampa, Florida, and the Camden Ironworks, Camden, New Jersey.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1889.


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