Samuel Wood (Ontario politician)

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Samuel Wood
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Ontario MPP
In office
1871–1883
Preceded byThomas Matchett
Succeeded byDuncan John McIntyre
ConstituencyVictoria South
Personal details
Born(1830-12-27)December 27, 1830
Bath, Upper Canada
DiedApril 11, 1913(1913-04-11) (aged 82)
Political partyLiberal
RelationsAlpheus Field Wood, brother
OccupationBusinessman

Samuel Casey Wood (December 27, 1830 – April 11, 1913) was a Canadian businessman and politician, who served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1871 to 1883, representing the electoral district of Victoria South as a Liberal member. Wood served as provincial treasurer from 1877 to 1883.[1]

He was born in Bath in Upper Canada in 1830, he received a teaching certificate and taught at several schools. Around 1856, he opened a store in Victoria County, he served as county clerk and treasurer from 1860 to 1876. He elected to the provincial legislature in 1871. In 1875, he was named provincial secretary and commissioner of agriculture and, in 1877, became provincial treasurer as well as commissioner of agriculture, he retired from politics in 1883.

His brother Alpheus Field Wood also served as a member of the Ontario assembly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Samuel Wood". Family Search.org.

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Preceded by
Adam Crooks
Treasurer of Ontario
1877–1883
Succeeded by
Alexander Ross