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Curtis Mcdonald Townsend Edit Profile

army officer

Curtis Mcdonald Townsend, American army officer. Awarded French Legion of Honor. Reassigned to duty, January 1, 1924, in charge improvement of mouth of the Mississippi River and div. engineer South Western Division, relieved, October 1, 1926.

Background

Townsend, Curtis Mcdonald was born on March 22, 1856 in Brooklyn. Son of M. L. and A. S. (McDonald) Townsend.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1879.

Career

Captain, Oct; chief engr. Officer Philippine div., in charge of harbor improvements, P.I. President Mississippi River Commn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Hydraulic Principles Governing River and Harbor Construction.

Connections

father:
M. L. Townsend

mother:
A. S. (McDonald) Townsend