William Howard Townsend, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1951, United States District Court (eastern district) South Carolina 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961. 1st lieutenant Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army, 1952-1955. Member American College Real Estate Lawyers, Summit Club.
- Partner Townsend & Townsend, Columbia, South Carolina, 1952-1971, McKay, Sherrill, Walker & Townsend, Columbia, 1971-1982, Sherrill, Townsend, Moses & Jeffcoat, Columbia, 1982, Lumpkin & Sherrill, Columbia, 1982-1986, Sherrill & Townsend, Columbia, 1986-1990, Sherrill & Rogers, Professional Corporation, Columbia, 1990-1995, Rogers Townsend and Thomas, Professional Corporation, Columbia, from 1995.
Born June 17, 1929