John Henry Townsend (6B42)
|Date of Birth:||7 Jun 1914|
|Date of Death:||viv 1975|
|Father:||Sir John Sealy Edward Townsend [6B30]|
|Mother:||Lambert, Mary Georgiana|
|See Also:||Table VIB ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Notes for John Henry Townsend
Married 1st 7 May 1948. Lena Moncrieff Westropp (1), Alderman GLC, was the daughter of Captain Richard Gibbings Westropp of Camberley, Surrey. Married 2nd 17 February 1965. Suzanne Maria Richardson daughter of Donald Southwell Richardson. Like his brother Edward Walter Townsend [6B41], John was educated at Winchester and Magdalene College, Oxford (BA 1935). CBE 1976. Director ICI. Chairman Governing Body Chelsea College, London University. Chairman British and European Chemical Industries Associations.
(1) Lena was born in 1911 and married first Henry Peat.