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TOWNSEND (Soundex T525) — See also HOUSTOWN, LOWRY-TOWNSEND, TOWN, TOWNE, TOWNER, TOWNES, TOWNLEY, TOWNS, TOWNSHEND, TOWNSLEY, TOWNSON.

  TOWNSEND: See also Carlotta Townsend Alderman — Orville Elbridge Atwood — Tom Burrow Bark — Townsend F. Beaman — James Gray Bolton — Frank Townsend Bow — Alan Stephenson Boyd — Howard Wellington Bramhall — Solomon E. Bronson — Townsend K. Cheyney — Townsend Daniel Cock — Cornelius Cole — Townsend Cox — Edward Darlington — William Darlington — Richard Townsend Davies — Silas Hamilton Douglas — Samuel Townsend Douglass — Townsend Eachus — Townsend A. Ely — Townsend B. Friedman — James Townsend Fullerton — Townsend E. Gidley — John Clinton Gray — Daniel Haines — Townsend Haines — Townsend Harris — Loring Townsend Hildreth — Thomas Webber Jakes — Thomas Jones — Richard D. Lamm — Rose Marie Lowry-Townsend — William James McKone — Howard Townsend Mosher — Townsend J. Nelson — Haskell Linton Nichols — James A. Nowlan — William Townsend Pheiffer — Townsend J. Potter — Otwell Rankin — Townsend R. Raynor — Townsend Scudder — Townsend T. Sharp — Arthur Outram Sherman — Isaac Townsend Smith — William Spry — Charles Stephens — Alfred Parish Stone — Clyde W. Struble — William Whetstone Wannamaker, Jr. — William Whetstone Wannamaker III — James Whitney Wilkin — Samuel Jones Wilkin — Henry Rogers Winthrop — George E. Young
  Townsend, Albert — of Cobden, Union County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Albert E. — also known as Jack Townsend — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Postmaster at Little Rock, Ark., 1929-33, 1953-54 (acting, 1929-30, 1953-54). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother of Wallace Townsend (1882-1979).
  Townsend, Albert S. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 3rd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Allen — of Oswego, Labette County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Amos (1821-1895) — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Pennsylvania, 1821. Republican. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Cuyahoga County, 1873; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1877-83. Died in St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla., March 17, 1895 (age about 73 years). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, Arthur (1868-1950) — of Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Derbyshire, England, September 13, 1868. Merchant; mayor of Murray, Utah, 1930-31. Mormon. Died August 28, 1950 (age 81 years, 349 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Townsend, Arthur P. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Townsend, Asbury C. — of Kent Cliffs, Putnam County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Putnam County Democratic Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Bill (born c.1965) — of Pennsylvania. Born about 1965. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1992. Co-founder of Lycos in 1995. Still living as of 2000.
  Townsend, Bob — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 143rd District, 2002, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 7th District, 2010; candidate for Texas state senate 4th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Townsend, Brian — Democrat. Member of Delaware state senate 11th District; elected 2018. Still living as of 2018.
  Townsend, C. Wilmot — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Carlotta Latise See Carlotta Townsend Alderman
  Townsend, Charles — of Ohio. Secretary of state of Ohio, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Charles — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Dutchess County 1st District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Charles A. — of Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Townsend, Charles Champlain (1841-1910) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Pennsylvania, 1841. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 25th District, 1889-91. Died in 1910 (age about 69 years). Interment at Grove Cemetery, New Brighton, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, Charles E. (1831-1920) — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Born October 27, 1831. Republican. Postmaster at Brunswick, Maine, 1885, 1891-95, 1901-03; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1896. Died May 30, 1920 (age 88 years, 216 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Burt Townsend (1787-1860) and Lucy H. (Cook) Townsend (1795-1866); married to Viola Coombs (1847-1921).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Charles Elroy (1856-1924) — also known as Charles E. Townsend — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born in Concord, Jackson County, Mich., August 15, 1856. Republican. School principal; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Jackson County Register of Deeds; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1899; U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1903-11; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1911-23; defeated, 1922. English ancestry. Died in Jackson, Jackson County, Mich., August 3, 1924 (age 67 years, 354 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Concord, Mich.
  Cross-reference: Paul H. King
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Chester V., Jr. — of Ocean View, Sussex County, Del.; Dagsboro, Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1945-46; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1948; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Claude E. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1954, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Clifford See Maurice Clifford Townsend
  Townsend, Clyde — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Townsend, Connie — of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Townsend, D. J. — of Lohrville, Calhoun County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Daniel — of Atlantic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Atlantic County, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Daniel P. — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at Port Chester, N.Y., 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, David H. — of Alamogordo, Otero County, N.M. Delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969. Still living as of 1969.
  Townsend, David R. — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Rome, N.Y., 1952-53; member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Dwight (1826-1899) — of New York. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 25, 1826. Democrat. Sugar refining business; U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1864-65, 1871-73; defeated (Independent Democratic), 1882; telegraph business. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 29, 1899 (age 73 years, 34 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Wilmot Townsend (1794-1860) and Anne (Helme) Townsend (1798-1883); married 1854 to Emily Hodges (1829-1905); great-grandfather of Henry Varnum Poor; third cousin once removed of Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792-1866); third cousin thrice removed of Orpha Hall.
  Political family: Woodhull family of New York City, New York.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Mrs. E. Roy — of Osage, Weston County, Wyo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Edward S. — of Michigan. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 5th District, 1902; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Edward S. — of Ionia County, Mich. Candidate in Republican primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Ionia County, 1930; Farmer-Labor candidate for Michigan state senate 25th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Edward W. — of Rollinsford, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President). Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Edward Waterman (1855-1942) — also known as Edward W. Townsend — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1855. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New Jersey, 1911-15 (7th District 1911-13, 10th District 1913-15); defeated, 1926. Author of a number of novels and books of short stories. Died in 1942 (age about 87 years). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Utica, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, Elbert — of Genesee County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Genesee County, 1873-74. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Emory (c.1858-1933) — of Michigan. Born about 1858. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1926. Died in 1933 (age about 75 years). Interment at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Saginaw, Mich.
  Townsend, Emulus — of Allegany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany County 1st District, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Ferdinand C. — of Clifton, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Francis — of Ocean City, Cape May County, N.J. Republican. Chair of Cape May County Republican Party, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Townsend, Francis E. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Honorary Vice-Consul for Dominican Republic in Seattle, Wash., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Franklin — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1850-51; member of New York state assembly from Albany County 4th District, 1857. Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Townsend, Fred A. — of Kent County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County 7th District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Fred W. — of Michigan. Candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Frederick — Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, G. T. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Gary P. — of Alhambra, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Townsend, George (1769-1844) — of New York. Born in New York, 1769. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 1st District, 1815-19. Died in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., 1844 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, George F. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, George G. — of Frostburg, Allegany County, Md. Mayor of Frostburg, Md., 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, George H. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Harold — of Suffolk County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state senate 1st District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Harold G. — of Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Townsend, Harold W. — of Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Harry S. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lebanon, 1956; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Lebanon; elected 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Henry A. — of New York. Member of New York state assembly from Allegany and Steuben counties, 1808-09; member of New York state senate Western District, 1810-14. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Henry H. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1867-71. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Hosea (1840-1909) — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.; Silver Cliff, Custer County, Colo. Born in Greenwich, Huron County, Ohio, June 16, 1840. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1869; U.S. Representative from Colorado at-large, 1889-93; delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1892; U.S. District Judge for Indian Territory, 1897-1907. Died in Ardmore, Carter County, Okla., March 4, 1909 (age 68 years, 261 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, Howard F. — of Elmira, Chemung County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Elmira, N.Y., 1994-97. Still living as of 1997.
  Townsend, Ingham — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 4th District, 1857. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Isaac H. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1834. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, J. M. — of Richmond, Wayne County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, J. M. C. — of Wildwood, Dade County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940, 1944 (alternate); Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, J. U. — of Knox County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Jack See Albert E. Townsend
  Townsend, James — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1783-87. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, James — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Chair of Dutchess County Democratic Party, 1936-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, James E. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, James E. — of Ottawa County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 20th Circuit, 1977-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Townsend, James J. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, James M. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 6th District, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, James N. — of Hudson, Columbia County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Hudson, N.Y., 1875-76; defeated, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Jeanne — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Townsend, Jeffrey — of Lombard, DuPage County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Townsend, Jim — of Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 26th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Townsend, John — of Westchester County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Westchester County, 1816-17. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John — of New York. Member of New York state senate Southern District, 1819-22. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John (1783-1854) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in Orange County, N.Y., June 14, 1783. Whig. Foundry business; banker; mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1829-31. Died in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., August 26, 1854 (age 71 years, 73 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Townsend and Mary (Bennett) Townsend; married, July 7, 1810, to Abby Spencer (1790-1839; daughter of Ambrose Spencer; sister of John Canfield Spencer); father of Julia Isabella Townsend (1824-1906; who married Allen Munroe (1819-1884)).
  Political family: Clinton-DeWitt-Smoot family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Townsend, John (1789-1863) — of Armonk, Westchester County, N.Y.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Westchester County, N.Y., 1789. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Westchester County Associate Judge, 1816-34; member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1846; member of New York state senate 1st District, 1847. Died in Armonk, Westchester County, N.Y., July 12, 1863 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Israel Townsend (1742-1832) and Phebe (Weeks) Townsend (1752-1836); married to Eliza Platt Horton.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Townsend, John — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Mayor of Adrian, Mich., 1867-68. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John D. — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County 2nd District, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John E. — of Dutchess County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Dutchess County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John E. — of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1915-21. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John E. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 10th District, 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John Ferras (1799-1881) — also known as John Townsend — of Edisto Island, Charleston District (now Charleston County), S.C. Born October 23, 1799. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from St. Philips' & St. Michael's, 1860-62. Died February 3, 1881 (age 81 years, 103 days). Interment at Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island Cemetery, Edisto Island, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, John Gillis, Jr. (1871-1964) — also known as John G. Townsend, Jr. — of Selbyville, Sussex County, Del. Born in Bishopville, Worcester County, Md., May 31, 1871. Republican. Farmer; member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1903-04; delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1904 (alternate), 1908, 1924, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1944, 1948, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1956, 1960; Governor of Delaware, 1917-21; Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1920; U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1929-41; defeated, 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Redmen; Eagles; Junior Order. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., April 10, 1964 (age 92 years, 315 days). Interment at Selbyville Redmens Cemetery, Selbyville, Del.
  Relatives: Son of John Gillis Townsend (1836-1918) and Mariedth (Dukes) Townsend (1847-1885); married 1890 to Jeannette L. Collins (1873-1917).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, John H. — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Norwich, Conn., 1844-45. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John H. M. — of California. Member of California state assembly 7th District, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John J. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, John W. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Mobile, Ala., 1839-46. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Joshua — of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Justus — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County 1st District, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Justus — Dakota territorial auditor, 1862-64. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Kathleen Kennedy (b. 1951) — also known as Kathleen Hartington Kennedy — of Baltimore County, Md. Born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Conn., July 4, 1951. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1986; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1992; Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1995-2003; candidate for Governor of Maryland, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Robert Francis Kennedy and Ethel (Skakel) Kennedy; sister of Joseph Patrick Kennedy II; married, November 17, 1973, to David Townsend; niece of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr., John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; who married Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.), Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; granddaughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; great-granddaughter of Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858-1929) and John Francis Fitzgerald; first cousin of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-) and Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1967-).
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Townsend, Kiliaen V. R. — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Kneeland S. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Richmond County, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, L. J. — of Berwick, Columbia County, Pa. Postmaster at Berwick, Pa., 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Lamar — of Oregon. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Larmon — of Middlebury, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middlebury, 1829-30. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Larry — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Townsend, Larry — of Pembroke, Robeson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Townsend, Lawrence (1860-1954) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; Washington, D.C. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., August 13, 1860. U.S. Minister to Portugal, 1897-99; Belgium, 1899-1905; treasurer, Washington Gas Company. Died in 1954 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry C. Townsend and Georgiana Lawrence (Talman) Townsend; married, March 8, 1886, to Natalie Hannau.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Townsend, Leonard — of Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2001.
  Townsend, Les See Lester Townsend
  Townsend, Lester — also known as Les Townsend — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. U.S. Taxpayers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 9th District, 2012; U.S. Taxpayers candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Townsend, Lincoln See T. Lincoln Townsend
  Townsend, M. Clifford See Maurice Clifford Townsend
  Townsend, Martin Ingham (1810-1903) — also known as Martin I. Townsend — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Born in Massachusetts, 1810. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872 (delegation chair), 1884; U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1875-79; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1879-86. Died in 1903 (age about 93 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Townsend, Maurice B. — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Mayor of Jackson, Mich., 1968-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Townsend, Maurice B., Jr. — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 19th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Townsend, Maurice Clifford (1884-1954) — also known as M. Clifford Townsend — of Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind. Born in Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind., August 11, 1884. Democrat. Superintendent of schools; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1923; candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 11th District, 1928; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1933-37; Governor of Indiana, 1937-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1944, 1948; candidate for U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1946. Methodist. Died November 11, 1954 (age 70 years, 92 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Hartford City, Ind.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Townsend, May — of Atlantic County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Atlantic County, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Micah — of New York. Member of New York state assembly from Cumberland County, 1779-80. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Miles — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Mayor of Marshall, Mich., 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Millard A. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 84th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Townsend, N. A. — of Dunn, Harnett County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Harnett County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Nathan — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Nathaniel (c.1814-1900) — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born about 1814. Democrat. Mayor of Paterson, N.J., 1868, 1873-74. Accidentally knocked down on the sidewak by a newsboy, did not recover from his injuries, and died two weeks later, March 17, 1900 (age about 86 years). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Townsend, Norman F. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Calais, Maine, 1954-59. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, P. A. — of Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Townsend, Peter — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1800-01. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Platt — of Walton, Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County 1st District, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Ralph — of New York City (unknown county), N.Y. U.S. Vice Consul in Montreal, 1931; Shanghai, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Reese C. — of Indiana. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Reynolds King — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Robert, Jr. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1837. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Robert S. — U.S. Vice Consul in Carlsbad, as of 1916-17. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Roger — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 4th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Townsend, Roger B. (1912-1987) — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Born in Cleveland County, Ark., March 29, 1912. Democrat. Bridge crane operator for Buick Motor Car Company; recording secretary of United Auto Workers Local 599; real estate broker; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County 1st District, 1953-64; defeated in primary, 1964 (82nd District), 1966 (80th District), 1968 (80th District), 1970 (80th District), 1972 (80th District). African ancestry. Member, United Auto Workers; Elks; Urban League; NAACP; Freemasons. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., January 18, 1987 (age 74 years, 295 days). Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Rose Mary — of Suffolk County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Suffolk County 2nd District, 1954. Female. Still living as of 1954.
  Townsend, Mrs. Roy See Mrs. E. Roy Townsend
  Townsend, Rufus H. — of Maine. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 3rd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Russell I., Jr. — Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate 14th District, 1976-79. Still living as of 1979.
  Townsend, Samuel (d. 1790) — of New York. Member of New York state senate Southern District, 1783-90; member of New York council of appointment, 1789. Died November 24, 1790. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Samuel — of Cape May County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1846. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Solomon (d. 1811) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1803-05, 1807-11; died in office 1811. Died March 27, 1811. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Solomon — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1840-42. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Solomon S. — of Oyster Bay, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1889-93 (Queens County 1st District 1889-92, Queens County 3rd District 1893); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Stewart E. — of Rome, Oneida County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Rome, N.Y.; elected 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Sylvester D., Jr. — of Delaware. Republican. Delaware state attorney general, 1921-25; secretary of state of Delaware, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, T. C. See Thomas Chasteene Townsend
  Townsend, T. J. — of Alma, Bacon County, Ga. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, T. Lincoln — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1928 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Theodore — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in New York. Republican. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 14th New York District, 1867. Burial location unknown.
T. C. Townsend Townsend, Thomas Chasteene (1877-1949) — also known as T. C. Townsend — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in a log cabin overlooking the New River, in Mountain Cove, Fayette County, W.Va., August 14, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; West Virginia state tax commissioner, 1908-11, 1929-35; Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney, 1913-17; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1932; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1936 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940, 1944. Died in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., November 5, 1949 (age 72 years, 83 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Mason Townsend and Julia (Rule) Townsend; married 1901 to Annie Burdette.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Townsend, Timothy E. — of Sussex County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 7th District, 1905-06, 1909-10; defeated, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Virginia — of Denver, Colo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Townsend, W. B. — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, W. B. — of Colton, San Bernardino County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, W. B. — of Parsons, Decatur County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, W. F. — of Philippi, Barbour County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Barbour County Democratic Party, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, W. N. — of Iowa. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, W. W. — of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Townsend, Wallace (1882-1979) — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in De Witt, Clinton County, Iowa, August 20, 1882. Republican. School principal; lawyer; candidate for Arkansas superintendent of public instruction, 1910; candidate for Governor of Arkansas, 1916, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 1930-34; member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 1932-57; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 1972. Died January 7, 1979 (age 96 years, 140 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Ark.
  Relatives: Son of John R. Townsend and Italia (James) Townsend; brother of Albert E. Townsend (1889?-?); married 1914 to Bess Voss (died 1958); married 1962 to Floy (Smith) Plunkett.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Washington (1813-1894) — of West Chester, Chester County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, January 20, 1813. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1860; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1869-77 (7th District 1869-75, 6th District 1875-77). Died March 18, 1894 (age 81 years, 57 days). Interment at Oaklands Cemetery, West Chester, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Barnard (1818-1849) and Elizabeth Gibbons (1825-1890).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Wayne — of Hartford City, Blackford County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Townsend, Wilda R. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Willard Everett (1904-1985) — also known as Willard E. Townsend — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Beatrice, Gage County, Neb., April 23, 1904. Democrat. Laundry business; chair of Lancaster County Democratic Party, 1936-40; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1952 (member, Credentials Committee), 1956 (delegation vice-chair); Nebraska Democratic state chair, 1956. Christian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Hidalgo County, Tex., May 27, 1985 (age 81 years, 34 days). Interment at Valley Memorial Gardens, McAllen, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson Townsend and Nellie (Dewey) Townsend; married, August 15, 1925, to Katherine Elizabeth Fellows.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Townsend, Willard Saxby (b. 1895) — also known as Willard S. Townsend — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 4, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1940; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Omega Psi Phi. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William — of Queens County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Queens County, 1808-11. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William — of Delaware County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1826. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William — of Sundance, Crook County, Wyo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William H. — of Hennepin County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 23, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William K. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Haven, 1837-38. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, William Kneeland (1849-1907) — of Connecticut. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., June 12, 1849. U.S. District Judge for Connecticut, 1892; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1902-07; died in office 1907. Died June 2, 1907 (age 57 years, 355 days). Interment at Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Townsend, William L. — of Festus, Jefferson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Mrs. Willis — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arkansas, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Townsend, Willis L. (b. 1858) — of Otsego County, Mich. Born in Jackson County, Mich., 1858. Otsego County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 29th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Townsend, Wilmot See C. Wilmot Townsend
  Townsend, Winnie — of Kentucky. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.


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