Irving C. Wood, M.D., was born in 1857, in Franklin County, N.Y., attended the Delaware Institute, at Franklin, graduating in the literary course in 1875. He attended the Medical Department, of University, at N.Y. City, also Jefferson Medical College, at Philadelphia, Pa., where he received degree in 1880; the following spring took a practical course in operative surgery at the Philadelphia School of Anatomy, and was assistant surgeon at the Pa. hospital in outpatient surgical department one year. In July 1881, he located at Woodbine, Ia.; office at Mr. Giddings’ drug store. Dr. Wood is already enjoying a lucrative practice. He is a member of the A.F. & A.M. order.