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
Children6
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.

Biography[edit]

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]

Career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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.