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

March 12, 1795

Cuthbert, Georgia

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

Volunteer Soldier

Georgia State Militia



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


Store Owner


September 3, 1858

Point Blank, Texas

(63 years)

Martha Evans Gindrat  (1809-1861)

Married September 13, 1837

(20 years)

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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