Lee Hill Townsend, American educator. Member Entomological Society American, Entomological Society Washington, Kentucky Beekeepers Association (Vice-President), Kentucky Academy Science, Sigma Xi (president 1951-1952), Phi Sigma, Gamma Alpha, Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Gamma Rho (scholarship chairman 1946-1950, province counselor 1950-1958).
1 son, Lee Hill. Science instructor Greenwood (Mississippi) High School, 1925-1927. Graduate assistant entomology University of Illinois, 1927-1930. Assistant entomologist Illinois Natural History Surveys, Urbana, 1932-1936.
Faculty agricultural entomology U. Kentucky, since 1936, professor, 1948-1973, emeritus, 1973-1980, acting assistant dean in resident teaching College Agriculture and Home Economics, 1947, acting head department entomology and botany, 1957, head department, 1957-1973. State entomologist, administrator Kentucky Seed Law and Plant Pest Control Law, 1957-1980.
Born January 20, 1903