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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Townsend, Francis Everett 1867-1960. American physician and social reformer whose plan for a government-sponsored old-age pension was a precursor of the Social Security Act of 1935.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. United States social reformer who proposed an old-age pension sponsored by the federal government; his plan was a precursor to Social Security (1867-1960)

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