Biography of A. B. Wood
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Wood, A. B., was born in the town of Warwick, Orange county, in April, 1850, a son of Washington Wood, a farmer of that county. Our subject was educated in Warwick Academy and Cornell University, studying architecture while in Cornell, and he began the practice of his profession in Ithaca. He was the designer of the High School building, and also of many residences and store buildings. He was also the designer for the L. V. R. R. Co. north of Wilkes-Barre for fifteen years. In 1889 he formed a partnership with T. B. Campbell, since which they have built many large buildings, including the chemical laboratory at Cornell, the annex to the gymnasium, Crane's place at Sheldrake, Zeta Psi Chapter House, and they are now engaged in constructing the addition to Sibley College. Mr. Wood has also acted as the representative of several fire insurance companies. He is a Republican and a member of Fidelity Lodge, Eagle Chapter, St. Augustine Commandery, F. & A. M. He married in 1876 Ella Potter of Ithaca, and they have five children.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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