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GT Wood TX

George Tyler Wood, 2nd Governor of Texas










2nd Governor of Texas
Political Party Democratic
Term December 21, 1847 -  December 21, 1849  (52-54)
Lieutenant Governor John Alexander Greer
Predecessor James Pinckney Henderson
Successor Peter Hansborough Bell




Full Name George Tyler Wood
Birth

March 12, 1795

Cuthbert, Georgia

Father William Wood  (1771-1800)
Mother Elizabeth Burris  (1776-1832)
Military Service

Volunteer Soldier

Georgia State Militia

1813-1814

Occupation

Texas State Senator  (1845-1847)

Member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas  (1841-1845)

Member of the Georgia State House of Representatives  (1837-1838)

Plantation Owner

Farmer

Store Owner

Death

September 3, 1858

Point Blank, Texas

(63 years)




Marriages
Martha Evans Gindrat  (1809-1861)

Married September 13, 1837

(20 years)




Children
Mary Wood

Born 1842

Died 1899

(57 years)

Martha Wood

Born 1849

Died 1856

(7 years)

George Tyler Wood Jr.

Born 1850

Died 1902

(52 years)

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