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Naval officer

Julius Curtis Townsend, American naval officer. Decorated Congressional medal of honor, Navy Cross. Member Military Order of the Caribou. Episcopalian.

Background

Townsend, Julius Curtis was born on February 22, 1881 in Athens, Missouri, United States. Son of James William and Harriet Morrison (Curtis) Townsend.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1902.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1904, and advanced through the grades to rear admiral, 1936. Commander United States Naval Aviation Base, Aghada, England, World War. Commander Cruisers Battle Force, United States Fleet, since 1936.

Membership

Member Military Order of the Caribou. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Martha B. Gaither, January 14, 1909. Children: Harriet Gaither (deceased), Martha Gaither.

father:
James William Townsend

mother:
Harriet Morrison (Curtis) Townsend

spouse:
Martha B. Gaither

children:
Harriet Gaither Townsend (deceased)

Martha Gaither Townsend