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  1. Alexander Wood: Alexander “Alec” Wood Was a former Scottish American soccer defender. Wood began his club career in the United States before moving to England in the early 1930s. He also played all three U.S. games at the 1930 FIFA World Cup. He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
  2. Alexander Wood was a Scottish merchant and magistrate in Upper Canada who was the centre of a sex scandal in 1810.
    • born in (244 years ago) in Scotland
    • died on (171 years ago)
  3. Alexander Wood FRSE PRCPE, was a Scottish physician. He invented the first true hypodermic syringe.
    • also known as Dr. Alexander Wood
    • born in (199 years ago) in Scotland
    • profession: Physician
    • died in (132 years ago)
  4. Alexander Wood was an Edinburgh surgeon, active in the convivial clubs which flourished in Enlightenment Edinburgh and was the founder of two of these. Because of his lean, lanky physique he was better known to his contemporaries and to posterity as “Lang Sandy” Wood. His treatment of and friendship with the poet Robert Burns contributed to the local celebrity status which he attained.
    • born in (291 years ago)
    • nationality: Scotland
    • profession: Surgeon
    • died on (208 years ago)
  5. Alexander Wood is an author.
    • born in (137 years ago)
    • died in (66 years ago)
    • written works: "The Physical Basis of Music", "Sound waves and their uses", "The deeper challenge of the atom bomb ..", "Joule and the study of energy", "The Physics of Music"
  6. Alexander Wood is the son of Clement Biddle Wood.

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Alexander Wood was a Scottish professional football inside forward who played in the Scottish Football League for Airdrieonians.

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Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife (1866)

Of Past and Present Times, Natives of the County, Or Connected with it by Property, Residence, Office, Marriage, Or Otherwise by Matthew Forster Conolly

Alexander Wood, an Episcopal clergyman, outed about 1690. This Alexander is said to have married a daughter of the Rev. Richard Brown, of Salton, who again married a daughter of the Rev. Robert KIT, of Haddington, who was a son of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by Paul Robbins

Alexander Wood and Charles Gabriel Pravaz invented this form in 1853; prior to that time a cut was made in the skin for inoculation. The vaccine shots may be administered in the muscles that surround the stomach. Rabies vaccination is ...


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Google previewDictionary of National Biography: Hailes - Harriot (1890)

Alexander Wood as teacher of ...

Google previewA General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom, for M.D.CCC.XXVI. (1826)

by John Burke

This gentleman, a colonel in the East India company's service, eldest son of Alexander Wood, esq., of Perth, N. B., was created a baronet on the 3rd of October, 1808. Upon the demise of Mark Wood, esq., late governor and captain- general of ...

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