Welcome to my second biography with Friesen Press!
This is a story of an amazing man, a man of both renown and mystery in his time. William Madison Wood is a name known only to few today, yet his personal advancement and industrial accomplishments were ahead of many in the era of Gilded wealth and ordained leadership. His was a story of rags-to-riches with a bitter twist, a story of success and prosperity and defeat and despair. Why was this ingenious industrialist lost to history? Why is his name all but erased from memory? Read on and learn about his background, his career, and his personal struggles to find meaning and purpose in life. You may see a bit of today in this story of yesterday, a bit worth remembering as each of us seeks our own meaning and purpose in life. Enjoy and reflect!