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Henry Clinton WoodRoster ID 3850
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1891|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Henry Clinton Wood Jr., Class of 1891: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 1, 1873 in Estillville (now Gate City) Scott Co. Va. (He was named after his uncle Major Henry Clinton Wood). Father- Judge Martin Birney Wood; Mother- Kate Mildred Dinwiddie. Pat. Grandfather- James O. Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey. Mat. Grandfather- Joel Dinwiddie; Mat. Grandmother- Jane E. Smithson. Married- Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 30, 1887; Graduated June 25, 1891 standing 22 in a class of 33. (He is one of the youngest cadets ever to graduate from VMI being only 17 and 10 months at the time of graduation). Also graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Careers: Physician; druggist; civil engineer for Va. and Southwestern Railway Co. in Bristol, Va. Died- Date of death unknown.|