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William Scott WoodRoster ID 4545
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1899|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Scott Wood, Class of 1899: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 1, 1879 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- Fannie Gibson Bell, daughter of Major General George Bell, Jr. and Minnie Hunt Ransom on Aug. 1, 1908. No Children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 3, 1895; Graduated Sept. 1, 1899 ranking 29th in a class of 34. Military Record: Col. of 53rd Field Artillery in U.S. Army; later in 347th Field Artillery 91st Division of the American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Careers: Adjutant General of Army in Washington, D.C. Died- July 11, 1957 in San Diego, Ca.|