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Jeremiah Wood

Jeremiah Wood

Jeremiah Wood (September 27, 1876 – January 16, 1962) was an American lawyer and politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1921 to 1922.

Life

He was admitted to the bar in 1900, and practiced in New York City.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Nassau Co.) in 1912; and an alternate delegate to the 1916 Republican National Convention.

He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1921 to 1922, elected on the Republican ticket with Governor Nathan L. Miller at the New York state election, 1920. On September 26, 1922, Wood resigned and was appointed a judge of the New York Court of Claims to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of William D. Cunningham.

In 1925, he ran for the New York Supreme Court but was defeated.

He was Chairman of the Nassau County Republican Committee from 1927 to 1929.

He resided in North Lynbrook, New York, a community he

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