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 James Arthur Townsend

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James Arthur Townsend

  • Birth 2 Nov 1864 West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1953 Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Dwight, Livingston County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 58669983

The Pantograph, June 7, 1953, pg 31
Dwight - James Arthur Townsend, 85, died last Tuesday in St. Petersberg, Fla. He was a former Dwight resident.
His cremated remains were brought to the Baker Funeral Home where arrangements for services are pending.
Mr. Townsend married Miss Grace Brown who died in 1951. He was a mining engineer. He and his wife moved to Florida in 1948.
Former President Herbert Hoover, a first cousin, is the only survivor.

The Pantograph, June 27, 1953, pg 5
Dwight - Services for James Arthur Townsend, former Dwight resident who died June 2 in St. Petersberg, Fla., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Oak Lawn Cemetery.
Mr. Townsend's ashes are being sent here for burial.
The Rev. George Davies will conduct the service.


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  • Maintained by: Jason Townsend
  • Originally Created by: KaryLou
  • Added: 15 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58669983
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Arthur Townsend (2 Nov 1864–2 Jun 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58669983, citing Oak Lawn Cemetery, Dwight, Livingston County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jason Townsend (contributor 47064954) .