William Cameron Townsend

William Cameron Townsend bio

Birth Name: William Cameron Townsend

Occupation: Religious Leader

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1896

Date Of Death: April 23, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Cameron Townsend was born on the 9th of July, 1896. He was popular for being a Religious Leader. Remembered for founding both the Summer Institute of Linguistics (also known as SIL International) and the Wycliffe Bible Translators organization, Townsend aimed to make the Bible and American brands of Christianity more accessible to people in non-English-speaking countries. As a missionary, he worked primarily in Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru.

William Cameron Townsend was born in California. He briefly studied at the Presbyterian-affiliated Occidental College in Eagle Rock, California, but ended his college career to work for the Los Angeles Bible House. In the late 1940s, he founded a company called the Jungle Aviation and Radio Service.

William Cameron Townsend was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Cameron Townsend was born in 1890s.

William Cameron Townsend is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Cameron Townsend’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Cameron Townsend’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Cameron Townsend was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Cameron Townsend
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: William Cameron Townsend was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: William Cameron Townsend was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: William Cameron Townsend had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

William Cameron Townsend’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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