Fr. John J. Wood
Added as a defendant in existing litigation in 10/07. Accused of abuse in Chevak, AK. Worked in rural Alaska for approximately 12 years. Claims included in 11/07 settlement with Jesuits. One pending claim shown in bankruptcy reorganization documents for Fairbanks Diocese 1/25/10. The list in 2/16 notes there were two reports of abuse by Wood. Died 03/11/97.
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