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John Gillis Townsend, Jr

  • Birth 31 May 1871 Bishopville, Worcester County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 10 Apr 1964 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Selbyville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
  • Memorial ID 7417356

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.

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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 Red Men Cemetery, Selbyville, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .