The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 20, July 1916 - April, 1917 Page: 276
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276 The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
George Thomas Wood was a devoted husband, a tender and
indulgent father, a warm and loyal friend, a kind neighbor, a
lenient and considerate master, and was ever the chief charm in
a most charming home. His friends came long journeys to enjoy
his genial companionship and boundless hospitality. His daugh-
ter remembers no single meal in her father's home which was not
shared with guests.
The monument under the moss garlanded Texas oaks says truly,
"Here sleeps a just man," but even the tributes from those who
survive to praise, those who knew and loved him, can give one but
a faint idea of the fineness, the lovableness, the beauty and dash
and glow of the real George T. Wood.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 20, July 1916 - April, 1917, periodical, 1917; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101070/m1/282/?rotate=270: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.