John H. M. TownsendDemocratic
John Henry Moses Townsend
Born: November 26, 1848 in San Francisco, CA
Married: Kate M.A. Chisholm (m. 1872)
Children: Ethel, Arthur C., and Eva
Family: Son of John Townsend (First American doctor to settle in California and Mayor of San Francisco)
Died: August 27, 1914 in San Francisco, CA
1877-1879: Member, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
- Townsend was born in November 1848 and became an orphan when both parents died of cholera on December 8th and 10th, 1850.
- Townsend Street in San Francisco is named for Townsend's father.