Biography of George H. Wood
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George H. Wood, a descendant of one of the first settlers, was born in Malone in 1817, and became principal of Franklin Academy, and. afterward, until 1851, a practicing lawyer here. In 1851 he removed to Wisconsin. where he continued to practice for a number of years, and then went to the Colorado gold fields. There he perfected an invention of value in mining, which he sold for a moderate fortune, but was robbed the day before he had planned to start East, and left penniless. He then located for two or three years in Illinois, and in 1868 returned to Malone, and made his home here until he died January 18, 1898.

From:
Historical Sketches of Franklin County
and its several towns.
By: Frederick J. Seaver Malone, New York.
J. B. Lyon Company, Printers Albany, NY 1918.


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