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Terry Townsend

Terry Townsend, American publishing executive.


  • Townsend, Terry was born on December 14, 1920 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Anthony and Rose DeMarco.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duke University, 1942. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Dowling College, 1991.


    • Director public relations North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York, 1953—1968. President Theatre Society, Long Island, 1967—1970, Townsend Communications Bureau, Long Island, 1970—1998. Partner Long Island Communicating Service, Bellport, since 1977.

      Public Long Island Business News, 1979-1998, public emeritus, since 1998. Vice president ParrMeadows Racetrack, Yaphank, New York, 1977. Member Bellport Architectural Review Board, since 1997.


    • Columnist, writer Long Island/Business, Ronkonkoma, 1970-1975.


    Associate trustee North Shore University Hospital, since 1968. Board governors Adelphi University Friends Finance Education, 1978-1985. Chairman annual architectural awards competition New York Institute of Technology, 1970-1983.

    Trustee Dowling College, since 1984. Trustee Long Island Fine Arts Museum, 1984-1985. Public broadcasting Public Broadcasting Service Station WLIW television, Garden City, Long Island, New York, 1990-1993.

    Board directors Family Service Association Nassau County, 1982-1992. Dinner chairman Long Island 400 Ball, 1987. Trustee Long Island Museum Art, 1994-2003.

    Member of Deepdale Golf Club (house member), Bellport Women's Golf Club (president 2003-2004).


    • Married Paul Brorstrom Townsend, December 8, 1961. 1 child, Kim.
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    Born December 14, 1920
    • 1942
      Duke University
    • 1991
      Dowling College
    • 1953 - 1968
      Director, public relations North Shore University Hospital
      Manhasset, New York, United States
    • 1967 - 1970
      president, Theatre Society
      Long Island, Bahamas
    • 1970 - 1998
      president, Theatre Society
      Long Island, Bahamas
    • 1977
      partner, Long Island Communicating Service
      Bellport, New York, United States