Death of Wood

For nearly a year Major General Leonard Wood had been suffering from poor health, yet he steadfastly refused to allow anyone to hint that he would give up his post as Governor General of the Philippines.

Last week in Boston not many miles from where his paternal ancestors disembarked from the Mayflower he met death following an operation for a tumor which had been removed 17 years ago and had regrown involving the bone of his skull. He was buried with full military honors at the Arlington National Cemetery...

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