Wood, Benjamin

Wood, Benjamin

(1820–1900) journalist; born in Shelbyville, Ky. As editor of the mass-audience New York Daily News (1860–1900), he helped it attract the largest readership of any U.S. paper. He was controversial because of his support for the Confederate cause in the Civil War.
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He is predeceased by his daughter Tracy who died in infancy; his six brothers, James Wood, Benjamin Wood, Bernard Wood, Wallace Wood, Earl Wood, and Elias Wood; his two sisters, Evelyn (Wood) Walter and Ruth (Wood) Remick.
IN A HUDDLE: Gang show performers, from left, Jack Grimshaw, George Bennett, George Hurry, Thomas Cartwright, Sam Baxter and Tom Baxter are seen at rehearsals at Bradley Wood Scout Camp and, right inset, from left, musicians Louis Wood, Benjamin Whalley and Thomas Swallow tune up
Anna Tahay, Cassandra Taylor, Keith Testerman, Chase Thomet, Sami Tiba, Anthony David Tillett, Jensen Tittelfitz, Michael Tofte, Benjamin Trautman, Hank Turner, Rachel Updegrave, Catherine Vaughan, Nathan Wagoner, Joshua Walker-Gilley, Doriana Wallace, Ami Waples, Riley Webber, Darla Weber, Joy Welker, Tavid Westerhoff-Mason, Cody White, Timothy Whittle, Aaron Widenor, Kelsey Wiechert, Joseph Wilamoski, Kamrin Wilgus, Alla Wilkie, Chelsea Wilkinson, Kirsten Williams, Lucas Williams, Matthew Williams, Chad Wilson, Lauren Wiper, Matthew Wolfe, Quinn Coombs Wolter, Kiara Wood, Benjamin Wu, Elayna Zammarelli, Madison Ziebert and Jocelyn Zorn.
html) the programme will include music by Dupre, Dale Wood, Benjamin Burrows and others.