Wood the Pioneer
Wood, The Pioneer A pioneer in promoting local interests interests for Hamilton was John R. Wood, the Ealher-in-law of William Beckett- Mr. Wood was the. origi- nn'lor, builder and first president of the railway' between Hamilton and Indianapolis which is now a part the B. and 0. system. While a member of Congress he was the author of :i luw to extend tho M i a m i 'JSfic i-ana! from Dayton to Lake JErie. l i e also was a leader in ?ng Iho Cincinnati, Hamillon and Dayton railway and tho extension from H a m i l t o n to Eaton Richmond.