This biographical summary was created by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) between 1936 and 1939.
Gruber, Tresa, "Townsend, John (1818 - )" (1937). WPA Biographic Summaries. 1318.
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Copied from Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society. Volume 14. Minnesota Biographies, 1655-1912, p. 792 by Tresa Gruber