02/13/1839 - 03/30/1902

WOOD, John Nelson, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, February 13, 1839 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; attended, the University of Pennsylvania; employed in the wholesale straw goods business; chief night clerk, United States Postal Service, Philadelphia; chief index clerk, Recorder of Deeds office, Philadelphia County; postal clerk, Pennsylvania Central Railroad, assistant license clerk, Treasurer’s office, Philadelphia; elected as a Republican  for the 1874, 1875 and the 1876 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1877 term; died, March 30, 1902 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Montrose Cemetery, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. 

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