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Lee Hill Townsend

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).

Background

  • Townsend, Lee Hill was born on January 20, 1903 in Leland, Mississippi, United States. Son of Newitt Lee and Mabel Lyle (McNeill) Townsend.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Virginia, 1925. Master of Sciences, University Illinois, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

    Career

    • 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.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

    Religion

    The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.

    Membership

    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).

    Connections

    • Married Anna Louise Talbott, August 31, 1940.
    • father: Newitt Lee Townsend
    • mother: Mabel Lyle (McNeill) Townsend
    • spouse: Anna Louise Talbott
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    Born January 20, 1903
    Died February 27, 1980
    (aged 77)
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