Wayne W. Wood

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Wayne W. Wood
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
In office
January 7, 1985 – January 3, 2005
Preceded byMark D. Lewis
Succeeded byMichael J. Sheridan
Constituency44th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 7, 1985
Preceded byStephen R. Leopold
Succeeded byCalvin Potter
Constituency26th district
In office
April 16, 1976 – January 3, 1983
Preceded byLewis T. Mittness
Succeeded byJohn Volk
Constituency48th district
Personal details
Born (1930-01-21) January 21, 1930 (age 91)
Janesville, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Occupationautoworker, politician

Wayne W. Wood (born January 21, 1930) is a retired American autoworker, contractor, and Democratic politician. He served nearly 30 years in the Wisconsin State Assembly (1976–2005), representing Janesville, Wisconsin.


Wood was born on January 21, 1930, in Janesville, Wisconsin.[1] He graduated from high school in Stoughton, Wisconsin. Wood is married with six children.[2]


Wood was first elected to the Assembly in a special election in 1976. He was also a member of the Janesville Housing Authority from 1971 to 1977 and the Janesville City Council from 1972 to 1976, serving as President from 1974 to 1975. Wood is a Democrat.


  1. ^ "Wood, Wayne W. 1930". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  2. ^ "Members of State Legislature" (PDF). Wisconsin Blue Book. Retrieved 2013-06-19.