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James Harvey WoodRoster ID 4471
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1898|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Harvey Wood, Jr. 1898: Genealogy: Born- June 4, 1876 in Bristol, Va. Father- James Harvey Wood, VMI Class of 1864; Mother- Laura Lucretia James. Pat. Grandfather- James O. Wood; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Elizabeth Godsey. Mat. Grandfather- William W. James; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Modjeska Ruth Clarke, daughter of Richard Clarke and Emma Brown, on Aug. 3, 1910. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1892; Graduated June 23, 1898 ranking 13th in a class of 22. Careers: Asst. Professor of Math & Tactics at VMI 1900-01; Lawyer; President of New York Urban Realty Co.; Banker. Died- Sept. 9, 1914. Killed in an auto accident.|