William M. WoodInsurance executiveWilliam Maxwell Wood, a...

June 15, 1994

William M. Wood

Insurance executive

William Maxwell Wood, a retired insurance executive, died June 2 of an intestinal infection at George Washington University Hospital in Washington. The former Baltimore resident was 65.

He worked in a family insurance concern from the 1950s until 1979, when he went to work in Washington for two insurers. He retired because of illness in January.

He was named for his great-grandfather William M. Wood, the first surgeon general of the Navy, who owned Rosewood in Owings Mills, now the site of the state hospital.

He was a 1948 graduate of St. Paul's School and attended the University of Virginia. He served in the Army during the Korean War and joined the family business after he was discharged.

He is survived by two brothers, Peter B. Wood of Monkton and Malban R. Wood of New Orleans; and several nephews and nieces.

3' A memorial service was held June 8.

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