John Gillis Townsend, Jr

John Gillis Townsend, Jr

Birth
Bishopville, Worcester County, Maryland, USA
Death 10 Apr 1964 (aged 92)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Selbyville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7417356 · View Source
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Served as Delaware's 57th Governor from January 16, 1917 to January 18, 1921. He represented Delaware for two terms as a U.S. Senator from March 4, 1929 to January 3, 1941. Also served in the Delaware State House of Representatives from 1901 to 1903.

Bio by: Russ Pickett


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  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 5 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7417356
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Gillis Townsend, Jr (31 May 1871–10 Apr 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7417356, citing Selbyville Redmens Cemetery, Selbyville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .