Townsend Harris

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Noun1.Townsend Harris - United States diplomat who was instrumental in opening Japan to foreign trade (1804-1878)
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She is the recipient of CCNY's Prestigious Townsend Harris Medal.
An early scholar, Bob completed grammar school in 7 years, graduated from Townsend Harris High School in New York City in 3 years, and earned a B.S.
Yasuna was born in New York City in 1915, attended Townsend Harris High School, New York University, and New York University School of Medicine.
envoy to Japan Townsend Harris from the Asian country and the U.S.
Townsend Harris, the first American Consul to Japan in 1856, overcomes opposition from the Japanese authorities and is eventually permitted into Tokyo, where he falls in love with a geisha who teaches him how to adapt to her country's customs and protects him from harm.
Cowan was born in New York to songwriter Rubey Cowan and wife Grace and attended Townsend Harris High School with Archerd.