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Robert Elkington Wood
Birth: Jun. 13, 1879
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1969
Lake Forest
Lake County
Illinois, USA

Businessman. A graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, New York, he was achieved the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Army. In 1924 he became vice-president and in 1928 president of Sears, Roebuck, a small rural mail-order company that soon became one of the great retail stores of the world.. He retired in 1954 but remained director until 1968. He also founded Allstate Insurance Inc. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Whitney Wood (1837 - 1907)
  Lillie Collins Wood (1854 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Butler Hardwick Wood (1881 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Elkington Wood Fentress (1910 - 1996)*
  Sarah Stires Addington Wood Armour (1912 - 2010)*
  Robert Whitney Wood (1913 - 1989)*
  Mary Stovall Wood Neuhaus (1917 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Elkington Wood (1879 - 1969)
  Julia Francis Wood (1880 - 1935)*
  Leslie Gould Wood (1885 - 1886)*
  Stanley Willis Wood (1887 - 1916)*
  Edward Collins Wood (1888 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Forest Cemetery
Lake Forest
Lake County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 13, 2002
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