WOOD, Alan, Jr., (1834 - 1902)


WOOD, Alan, Jr., (nephew of John Wood), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 6, 1834; attended private schools; employed in his father’s mill at Delaware Iron Works, near Wilmington, Del.; moved to Conshohocken, Montgomery County, Pa., in 1857; engaged in iron manufacturing and banking; elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1877); was not a candidate for renomination in 1876; resumed his former business activities and also engaged in agricultural pursuits; president of the Alan Wood Iron & Steel Co.; died in Philadelphia, Pa., October 31, 1902; interment in Woodland Cemetery.