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CHARLES W. TOWNSEND, M.D.


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1883-1884 Democrat
 Counties   Washington

Biography

04/27/1821 - 01/13/1912

TOWNSEND, Dr. Charles Wheeler, a Representative from Washington County; born, April 27, 1821 in Bower Hill, Washington County, Pa.; M.D., Jefferson Medical College (now Sidney Kimmel Medical College), 1849; fruit farmer; land surveyor; teacher; physician; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1882; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1884); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1886, 1888); died, January 13, 1912 in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Wrights United Methodist Church, Venetia, Washington County, Pennsylvania.