Townsend Harris

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United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)


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Perry, Millard Fillmore, Daniel Webster, Franklin Pierce, Townsend Harris, or Prince Ido of Tsushima, highlighting their involvements in the opening of Japan.
Paprin was born on August 26, 1920 in the Bronx and graduated from Townsend Harris High School and then City College in 1939.
Among charity activities were contributions to the Hospital of Joint Diseases, Yale University, New York Community Fund, Westchester Community College, Townsend Harris High School, and the UJA-Federation.
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The dinner also will feature the presentation of CCNY's Townsend Harris Medal for distinguished achievement to seven other prominent alumni.
He was also awarded the Townsend Harris Medal from the alumni association of City College of New York, the Margaret Byrd Dawson Medal for Significant Achievement, the Northern Telecom-International Council for Canadian Studies Gold Medal, and the Leon Epstein Prize in Comparative Politics by the American Political Science Association.
Through our Education First initiative, which promotes lifelong learning for people of all ages, we're pleased to be able to work closely with The New York Times and our education partners from Massapequa, Townsend Harris, Huntington and Edward R.
Brodsky, chairman of Sandata Technologies and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, has been awarded the Townsend Harris Medal for 2005 by the Alumni Association and City College of New York (CCNY).
Flushing; Townsend Harris High School, Flushing; Ramsdell Elementary School, Jordan; Jefferson Elementary School, New Rochelle; Minerva Central School, Olmstedville; Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester; George R.
Shepard is also the recipient of several journalism awards and honors, including the National Magazine Award, the Sigma Delta Chi Headliners Award, the University of Missouri Award, and the Townsend Harris Medal given by the City College of New York for his more than 25 years of journalistic excellence.
This year, he was inducted into the college's Communications Hall of Fame and given the Townsend Harris award for distinguished achievement by an alumnus.
The City College of New York was founded in 1847 by Townsend Harris to extend the opportunity of attaining higher education to working class and immigrant children.