Biography of J. A. Wood, M.D.
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Wood, J. A., M. D., was born in Carthage, January 22, 1848. His father, Rev. Jacob A. Wood, was a native of Orange and for a number of years was connecced with the educational institutions of New Jersey, being principal of Plainfield school, In 1847 he came to Carthage and acted as principal of Carthage Academy. He married Eliza, daughter of Stephen Bonnell. Dr. Wood was educated in Gouverneur and in 1871 entered the Albany Medical College from which he was graduated in 1874, in which year he began his active practice and continues at the present time. In 1870 he married Florence B., daughter of John H. Cline, and they have one son, Glen A. Dr. Wood is one of the progressive men of his profession; is a member of Jefferson County Medical Society and takes an intelligent and active interest in educational and religious institutions and has ever merited and received the respect of his associates.

 

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