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date: 28 January 2020

Wood, L. Hollingsworthlocked

(14 August 1873–21 July 1956)
  • Hugh Barbour
  •  and Diane P. Rofini

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Wood, L. Hollingsworth (14 August 1873–21 July 1956), lawyer, Quaker, and social reformer, was born Levi Hollingsworth Wood in Mount Kisco, New York, son of James Wood and Emily Hollingsworth Morris, farmers. Wood was born and grew up in the family farm mansion, “Braewold” in Mount Kisco, and graduated from Haverford College in 1896. After graduating in 1899 from Columbia University Law School, he formed the estate law firm of Kirby & Wood in New York City....

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