Walter Abbott Wood, Sr

Walter Abbott Wood, Sr

Mason, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 15 Jan 1892 (aged 76)
Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Burial Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 12671571 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. By 1835 he became a successful inventor and manufacturer of reapers, mowers and binders. Entering politics, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses, serving (1879-83). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his former pursuits, served as president of the village of Hoosick Falls, New York, until his death from pneumonia.

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