Thomas Wood (1815–98)

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Thomas Wood
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Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Bedford
In office
November 2, 1867 November 13, 1898
Succeeded by John Charles McCorkill
Personal details
Born(1815-03-07)7 March 1815
Dunham, Lower Canada
Died13 November 1898(1898-11-13) (aged 83)
Dunham, Quebec
Political party Conservative

Thomas Wood (March 7, 1815 November 13, 1898) was a Canadian businessman, farmer, and politician.

Born in Dunham, Lower Canada, Wood was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec for Bedford in 1867. He served until 1898. [1]

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  1. "Thomas Wood". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.