Sir John Wood, 1st Baronet


Sir John Wood, 1st Baronet

Sir John Wood, 1st Baronet. (8 September 1857 – 28 January 1951) was a British Conservative politician who served as Member of Parliament for Stalybridge from 1910–1918 and then for Stalybridge and Hyde from 1918–1922. He was created a baronet, of Hengrave, Suffolk, on 14 February 1918.

Educated at Rugby School and at Magdalen College, Oxford, Wood was a barrister, called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1883. He married twice, firstly in 1883 to Estelle Benham. His second marriage was in 1892 to Gertrude Emily Bateman (died 1927), third daughter of the 3rd Baron Bateman; they had two sons and one daughter. His elder son, John, succeeded to the baronetcy.

References

*http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/scommons4.htm
*http://usenet.lineages.co.uk/article.php?id_article=2674&grp_id=1


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