Amos E. Wood

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Amos Eastman Wood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 6th district
In office
December 3, 1849 – November 19, 1850
Preceded by Rodolphus Dickinson
Succeeded by John Bell
Personal details
Born (1810-01-02)January 2, 1810
Ellisburg, New York
Died November 19, 1850(1850-11-19) (aged 40)
Woodville, Ohio
Resting place Woodville Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Amos Eastman Wood (January 2, 1810 – November 19, 1850) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Ellisburg, New York, Wood attended the common schools. He moved to Sandusky County, Ohio, in 1833 and engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as member of the Ohio House of Representatives 1840-1842, and served in the Ohio Senate in 1845.

Wood was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Rodolphus Dickinson and served from December 3, 1849, until his death in Fort Wayne, Indiana, November 19, 1850. He was interred in Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, Ohio.

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