Biography of Leonard C. Wood





Wood, Leonard C., was born in Stafford, N. Y., May 4, 1871. He is a son of William and Elizabeth King (Crocker) Wood. William Wood died May 20, 1884. Stephen Crocker, maternal grandfather of L. C. Wood, died September 27, 1892. Both William Wood and Mr. Crocker were wealthy and prominent men. Leonard C. Wood obtained his education in the common schools and at schools in Buffalo. He is well known as a farmer of superior methods, energetic, enterprising and awake to the progress of the age. In 1897 he was elected justice of the peace, which office he still holds. The family of which he is a representative member are people of educatiôn and refinement, respected and esteemed for the characteristics of virtue, integrity and intelligence which are stamped on the escutcheon of nobility.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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