Townsend Harris

Townsend Harris

Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York, USA
Death 25 Feb 1878 (aged 73)
New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 99
Memorial ID 3356 · View Source
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Diplomat to Japan. He founded the first tuition-free college in the USA, city college of NY.


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  • Added: 1 Aug 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3356
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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) .