Born in Alliance, NE on Sept. 16, 1899. During the 1920s Townes was a resident of Berkeley and a pupil at the CCAC. By the 1930s she was an art teacher in the Hanford (CA) public schools and taught there for many years. She died on June 6, 1991.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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