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Smith DeLancey Townsend


Centurion, 1902–1944

Born 27 March 1860 in North Attleborough, Massachusetts

Died 16 September 1944 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Edmund C. Stedman and William Reed Huntington

Elected 6 December 1902 at age forty-two

Century Memorial

Smith deLancey Townsend. [Born] 1860. Clergyman. For 57 years associated with All Angels Church in this city as rector and rector emeritus; the admirable buildings, at West End Avenue and 80th Street, are a monument to the success of his untiring labor; stately, gracious pastor, kindly friend.

Geoffrey Parsons, Secretary
Annual Meeting Necrology, 11 January 1945