The story behind Rue William-Wood

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Photo: courtesy of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec

William Wood was president of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec from 1900-01, 1904-05 and 1938-41.

This new street that has just been opened in the Cap-Rouge neighbourhood of Quebec City is named in honour of William Wood, who was born in Quebec City in 1864. He was the son of George Augustus Leslie Wood, a merchant, and Charlotte Feodore Louisa Augusta Guérout.