Lynn Wood

(1887-1976). Archaeologist, administrator, educator. Born in Lamar, Missouri, he graduated from Ann Arbor High School, and received a degree in architectural engineering from the University of Michigan in 1909. In the fall of that year he joined the faculty of Washington Missionary College (now Columbia Union College) as a science and mathematics teacher. In 1911 he married Maude Guilford, and the following year he became head of the Science Department at Union College in Nebraska. In 1914 he was elected principal of Southern Training School at Graysville, Tennessee. In 1918 Wood became president of Southern Junior College in Tennessee (now Southern College of Seventh-day Adventists). He designed and superintended the construction of the three main buildings on the hill—the two dormitori...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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