T. (Theodore) Newell Wood (R20) Luzerne (Part) County 1947-1954 (R20) Bradford (Part), Monroe (Part), Luzerne (Part), Pike, Wayne and Wyoming Counties 1969-1978
T. (Theodore) Newell Wood, born July 10, 1909, Harvey’s Lake, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; Charles Bryant Drake Wood and Florence Augusta Newell Wood; chairman, board of Kingston National Bank, president, Pressed Steel Company, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; commissioner, Luzerne County, four years; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1947-1954; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1969-1978, elected, Republican Whip, 1975-1976; spouses, Gertrude Lillian Crane Wood, 1932 (d.1975), Catherine Soudas Wood; October 18, 1982 (aged 73), interment, Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Commissioner, Luzerne County, four years.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 20th district, Luzerne (Part) County, 1947-1954.
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 20th district, Bradford (Part), Monroe (Part), Luzerne (Part), Pike, Wayne and Wyoming Counties, 1969-1978, elected, Republican Whip, 1975-1976.
From 1952- 1956, hosted the Brynfan Tyddyn Road Race around his estate Harvey’s Lake, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Brynfan Tyddyn is Welsh for "large farm on a hilltop" and the race consisted of 10 laps around a 3.5-mile course around the estate. The race was discontinued in 1957 after a fatal accident and officials determined the course was too dangerous and difficult for participants and spectators to reach.
Bryfan Tyddyn Home Team Advantage". www.thechicane.com.
Skrapits, Elizabeth. "Remembering the glory days of car races at Harveys Lake". www.citizensvoice.com.