Biography of Samuel B. Wood
Lucas County, OH Biographies

Samuel Bryant Wood, the vice president of one of the leading real estate companies of Toledo, that of the George B. Ricaby Company, and also the vice president of the George B. Ricaby Company, Inc., of Buffalo, New York, is an active and energetic figure in real estate circles and one whose wisely directed efforts are bringing to him a substantial measure of success. Toledo numbers him among her native sons, his birth having occurred on the 2d of February, 1891, his parents being Harry D. and Julia (Mitchell) Wood. While spending his youthful days under the parental roof he attended the public schools and afterward pursued his studies in a preparatory school. When his textbooks were put aside he entered the real estate field in 1910 and a little later became associated with the. George B. Ricaby Company, with which he has worked steadily upward until he is now the vice president of this concern, which is one of the oldest and strongest real estate companies of Toledo. He has gained wide experience and there are few men more thoroughly informed concerning realty values and the condition of the market. He has promoted many important realty transfers and his success is due to his close application, his earnest study, his persistency, his initiatives and his indefatigable energy. He is vice president of the Richly Wood Rowland Company, general insurance.

Mr. Wood is a veteran of the World war. He enlisted in 1917, becoming a first lieutenant, and he served with the infantry, cavalry and artillery forces, being mustered out in December, 1918, with the rank of captain.

On the 1st of October, 1919, Mr. Wood was married to Miss Lois Morton and they have two children: Marybelle and Phyllis. Mr. Wood belongs to the Inverness, Toledo and Toledo Automobile clubs and is thus well known in club circles of the city. He likewise is connected with the Chamber of Commerce and is in full sympathy with the purposes of that organization to upbuild Toledo, to extend its business relations and to uphold its civic standards. He is also a member of the Toledo. Real Estate Board. He is at all times actuated by a spirit of progressiveness in relation to public affairs as well as business and he has made for himself a creditable position in the regard of his fellow citizens,

Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
BY: John M. Killits, A.M., LL.D.
S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago and Toledo

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