N. E. Wood

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N. E. Wood
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As seen in "Dollars to Doctors" (1903)

Born Nathan Elliott Wood
13 December 1852(1852-12-13)
Oswego, New York
Died 14 September 1916 (63)
Chicago, Illinois [1]
Nationality American
Alma mater Bennett Medical College (1878); Rush Medical College (1890); College of Medicine, Chicago, M.D. (1907)
Affiliations Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi
Chicago Medical & Surgical Institute
Known for "Star of the Magi"

Nathan Elliott Wood (December 13, 1852 - September 14, 1916), also known as News E. Wood, was an American physician, occultist, and publisher, founder of the Ancient Order of the Oriental Magi (with Thomas J. Betiero and others) and the Chicago Medical & Surgical Institute.

Selected Bibliography

  • "Dollars to Doctors: Or, Diplomacy and Prosperity in Medical Practice" (1903)

As editor

  • "Star of the Magi: An Exponent of Occult Science, Art, and Philosophy." (1899-1903)


  1. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 April 2016), Na... N.E. Wood, 14 Sep 1916; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,852,283.