John Townsend (Mayor)

John Townsend (Mayor)

John Townsend (1783–1854) was a prominent industrialist and politician in the Albany, New York area. He was unanimously elected Mayor of Albany three times and served as the 37th Mayor of the city.

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... At the time of his death Townsendwas president of the Commercial Bank of Albany and acting president of the Albany Insurance Company ...

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