Dr. John Towsend

Dr. John Towsend (HMZ8S)

Location: San Jose, CA 95125 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.867', W 121° 51.428'

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Born in Pennsylvania, died in San Jose
Dec. 8, 1850
A leader of the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy
Party of 1844
First American M.D. to settle in California
Served as physician, alcalde, and councilman in San Francisco before moving to a farm north of San Jose. He and his wife contacted cholera and died while attending patients in the 1850 epidemic.
HM NumberHMZ8S
Year Placed1994
Placed ByCA NV HI Chapter Oregon-California Trails Assn
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 601291 N 4128519
Decimal Degrees37.29778333, -121.85713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.867', W 121° 51.428'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 52.02" N, 121° 51' 25.68" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3026 Oak Hill Ave, San Jose CA 95125, US
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