Townsend Harris

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Townsend Harris

  • Birth 3 Oct 1804 Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1878 New York, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 3356

Diplomat to Japan. He founded the first tuition-free college in the USA, city college of NY.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3356
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Townsend Harris (3 Oct 1804–25 Feb 1878), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3356, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .