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Clarence Leland Wood, Jr., LL.B.

They tell me Clarence means right well, but love doth make him ponder; And tho he wants to do his work Sometimes his mind doth wander.

-The Kentuckian, 1921

Clarence Leland Wood, Jr. (February 17, 1899 - January 25, 1983) was born in Mason County, Kentucky to Clarence Leland Wood, Sr. and Eleanor Duncan. Wood attended Michigan State University between 1917 and 1918 before transferring to the University of Kentucky. Wood worked in several industries after receiving his LL.B., including stock trading, real estate, and insurance sales. He lived in Los Angeles, California for many years before returning to Kentucky. Wood married Dorothy Shacker.