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 Joseph Leonard Townsend

Joseph Leonard Townsend

Birth
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 19 Jun 1962 (aged 61)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot VFW Veterans Section, Lot 45
Memorial ID 67517106 · View Source
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Obituary from the Shreveport Journal newspaper, June 20, 1962, Wednesday, p. 13-A:

J. L. Townsend Sr., Longtime Resident, Succumbs at 64

Joseph Leonard Townsend Sr., 64, of 655 Stoner Ave., a distributor for the Newspaper Production Co. and a resident here for the past 50 years, died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in Confederate Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

Mr. Townsend was a native of Albany, N. Y., and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

Survivors include his widow; three sons, Joseph L. Townsend Jr., an employee of the Newspaper Production press room, Anthony J. Townsend of Red Bank, N. J., and James Townsend of Shreveport; his father, Jesse Townsend of Shreveport; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Hunter of Shreveport, and Mrs. Emma Norman of Birmingham, Ala.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Rose-Neath Funeral Home.


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JOSEPH
LEONARD
TOWNSEND
TEXAS
PFC 2 CO
COAST ARTILLERY
WORLD WAR I
SEPTEMBER 6 1900
JUNE 19 1962


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  • Created by: Shawn Bohannon
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67517106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Leonard Townsend (6 Sep 1900–19 Jun 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67517106, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Shawn Bohannon (contributor 47062096) .