He married Elizabeth Ogden. In 1915 he joined the Naval Consulting Board.
He died on April 9, 1939.
- Henry Alexander Wise Wood patents
- "H. Wise Wood Dies. Press Inventor, 73. His Devices Increased Speed of Newspaper Production to 60,000 Copies an Hour.Machinery Firm's Head. Aeronautical Engineer Aided Government During War. Wrote in Verse and Prose". New York Times. April 10, 1939. Retrieved 2013-12-18.
- "Henry A. Wise Wood Ill. Appendectomy Is Performed on Inventor, Who Is 74". New York Times. April 7, 1938. Retrieved 2013-12-18.