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United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government

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The partnership will see the creation of a new business--Turner & Townsend Taurus.
Townsend will reduce his provisional 42-man squad down to 31 ahead of the tournament, with Scotland building up their preparations in a training camp at Highland's Canal Park in Inverness this week.
While there, Princess Margaret was told that the members of the royal family urged for Townsend to be sent to a diplomat's post in Brussels for two years.
The open date and status above indicate when Townsend Primary School opened or when it changed to its most recent incarnation, with a number of schools converting to academies in recent years.
He said Townsend received home health care services because of a spinal injury he suffered at age 18 in a car wreck, which left him quadriplegic, with some limited ability to use his arms.
Townsend is actively involved in a host of civic and economic development organizations locally and statewide, including the Belzoni-Humphreys Development Foundation, Belzoni Rotary Club, Delta Council and past president of Mississippi Young Bankers.
I've done some Tea Party marches," Townsend says, noting he is a Republican precinct captain.
Townsend grew up in Hessle, just outside Hull, and joined the club's youth system when he was only eight years old.
CRYSTAL Palace boss Roy Hodgson says the Eagles have "no interest" in selling Andros Townsend, who has been linked with Newcastle United again this summer.
NEWCASTLE United have reopened talks to sign Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend - but any purchase could depend on player sales.
Crystal Palace will listen to offers for Andros Townsend this summer - butNewcastle Unitedhave reportedly been quoted a staggering [pounds sterling]30million for their former winger.
In her career spanning nearly four decades, Marilyn Townsend has made a name for herself as a civil-rights trailblazer.<br />Townsend opened her Madison-based practice in 1987 when she returned to her home state after working as in-house counsel for the United Mine Workers, representing the union and its members in cases throughout the country.<br />After opening the Marilyn Townsend Law Office, she continued to take on cases that had her helping clients facing various injustices, both in labor matters and in cases concerning harassment, discrimination and other civil-rights infringements.<br />"I've always cared about people getting a fair shake, and I always saw the law as a way to do that," Townsend said.