A R Townsend
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/11/2006 at 15:55:44
A R Townsend, druggist, and one of the promising young merchants of Boone, was born in Pen Yan, New York, on November 15, 1849, he received an academical education in his native town and a collegiate education at Cornell University having made choice of the drug business for an occupation, he attended the College of Pharmacy in Philadelphia, he returned to New York and engaged in the drug trade in Ithica, and remained there until 1875, and then came to Des Moines, Iowa and in November 1877 came to Boone, and has taken a prominent place among the business men of the city, he married Miss Ida M Baker in 1871, she was born in Ithica, New York, they have two sons: George R and Robert M
1880 Boone Co History Book
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