John Wood, Jr.

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John Wood, Jr.
Maryland House of Delegates District 29A
Assumed office
January 14, 1987
Current term ends
Political party Democrat
Profession Partner, Cross and Wood Insurance Brokers
Website House site
John Wood, Jr. (b. January 13, 1936) is a Democratic member of the Maryland House of Delegates. He has represented District 29A since January 14, 1987.

Wood is a Partner with Cross and Wood Insurance Brokers. He served as Owner and Operator of Wood's Food Rite from 1962-1993, and was a Sergeant in the Maryland National Guard.

Wood is Chair of the Southern Maryland Delegation, and a member of the Maryland Veterans Caucus, Blue Crab Task Force, Maryland Taxpayers Protection Caucus, Maryland Rural Caucus, Maryland Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus, Chesapeake Bay Commission, and Historic Saint Mary's City Commission.[1]

Committee assignments

  • Appropriations
    • Oversight Committee on Personnel
    • Subcommittee on Public Safety and Administration



On November 7, 2006, John Wood, Jr. ran for District 29A of the Maryland House of Delegates, beating Joe DiMarco. [2]

John Wood, Jr. raised $106,516 for his campaign.[3]

Maryland House of Delegates, District 29A
Candidates Votes Percent
John Wood, Jr. (D) 8,695 65.2%
Joe DiMarco (R) 4,613 34.6%
Write-Ins 20 0.2%

Campaign donors


In 2006 John Wood, Jr. collected $106,516 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Maryland Realtors Association $2,250
Maryland Bankers Association $2,000
A & C Concrete LLC $2,000
Outback Steakhouse $2,000
Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield $1,600

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Political offices
Preceded by
Maryland House of Delegates District 29A
Succeeded by