Robert Townsend (1897 - 1973)

Robert Townsend
1897 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Townsend was born on March 5, 1897. He died in October 1973 at 76 years of age. We know that Robert Townsend had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98119.
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Robert Townsend died in October 1973 at 76 years old. He was born on March 5, 1897. We are unaware of information about Robert's family. We know that Robert Townsend had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98119.
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In 1897, in the year that Robert Townsend was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1906, he was merely 9 years old when abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1948, he was 51 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1968, when he was 71 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1973, in the year of Robert Townsend's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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c. 1915 - Oct 4, 1943
c. 1893 - May 12, 1917
c. 1878 - Nov 2, 1917
c. 1927 - Unknown
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c. 1924 - Unknown
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c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1906 - Unknown
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c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1914 - Unknown

Other Townsends

May 20, 1911 - Feb 12, 1999
Oct 25, 1899 - October 1971
Apr 7, 1904 - Sep 6, 1991
Apr 3, 2001 - May 8, 2001
Mar 9, 1894 - September 1985
Dec 7, 1916 - January 1986
Jan 8, 1881 - March 1963
Jul 20, 1915 - Dec 5, 1996
May 23, 1918 - Jun 1, 1992
Jun 25, 1913 - Apr 25, 1995
Nov 14, 1909 - Jan 29, 1988
Mar 22, 1913 - Oct 26, 1999
Dec 8, 1909 - Jul 21, 1994
Apr 26, 1915 - September 1975
Dec 27, 1905 - Feb 1, 2000
Sep 25, 1905 - November 1982
May 16, 1923 - Nov 28, 1999
Apr 23, 1918 - September 1983
Apr 20, 1924 - Mar 22, 1995
Mar 17, 1880 - Jun 15, 1973

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Aug 15, 1911 - Oct 20, 2001
Jan 13, 1906 - October 1966
May 6, 1920 - Jan 3, 1994
Jun 9, 1912 - Sep 4, 1995
Jun 28, 1911 - July 1979
Nov 21, 1895 - January 1977
Sep 3, 1931 - Sep 19, 2008
Jan 13, 1906 - October 1966
Mar 25, 1916 - Sep 8, 2005
Jun 3, 1943 - Dec 25, 2003
Aug 11, 1942 - Apr 25, 2008
Mar 17, 1943 - Nov 14, 1996
Apr 10, 1942 - Jan 8, 2009
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