THE Member of Parliament for St. Rollox Division of Glasgow was born in 1855, and is a son of Mr. Hugh Wood and Jessie, daughter of the Rev. Thomas McKinnon. He received his education at Mill Hill School, and at University College, London. He first made a name for himself in public affairs as leader of the progressive party in London County Council. He was for a time Chairman of that body, and entered Parliament as Member for St. Rollox at the General Election in 1906. In April, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education, and in October of the same year became Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
His recreations are golf and motoring, and he is a member of the Glasgow Liberal, the Reform, and the National Liberal Clubs. His residences are in London and Sussex.
Index of Glasgow Men (1909)