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 John Jacob Wood

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Birth
Clarkstown, Rockland County, New York, USA
Death
20 May 1874 (aged 90)
New City, Rockland County, New York, USA
Burial
New City, Rockland County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
7591248 View Source

U.S. Congressman. Entering politics, he served as the first town clerk of Clarkstown, New York (1809-12) and was the Clarkstown inspector of schools (1815, 23). In 1837, he was elected to the Twentieth Congress, serving until 1829. After serving one term in Congress, he again was Clarkstown inspector of schools (1829-31, 35-37) and surrogate of Rockland County in 1837.

U.S. Congressman. Entering politics, he served as the first town clerk of Clarkstown, New York (1809-12) and was the Clarkstown inspector of schools (1815, 23). In 1837, he was elected to the Twentieth Congress, serving until 1829. After serving one term in Congress, he again was Clarkstown inspector of schools (1829-31, 35-37) and surrogate of Rockland County in 1837.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7591248
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7591248/john-jacob-wood: accessed ), memorial page for John Jacob Wood (28 Feb 1784–20 May 1874), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7591248, citing Wood Blauvelt Stephens Burial Ground, New City, Rockland County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .