George Harrison Temple

1895–1964 (Age 69)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of George Harrison

When George Harrison Temple was born on 2 February 1895, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, John Harrison Temple, was 38 and his mother, Anita Devoust, was 28. He married Elizabeth Catherine Winkler on 22 November 1941, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 31 October 1964, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 69.

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George Harrison Temple
1895–1964
Elizabeth Catherine Winkler
1895–1957
Marriage: 22 November 1941

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1941
Los Angeles, California, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • John Harrison Temple

    Male1856–1926Male

  • Anita Devoust

    Female1866–1942Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: occupational name or habitational name for someone who was employed at or lived near one of the houses (‘temples’) maintained by the Knights Templar, a crusading order so named because they claimed to occupy in Jerusalem the site of the old temple (Middle English, Old French temple, Latin templum). The order was founded in 1118 and flourished for 200 years, but was suppressed as heretical in 1312 .2 English: name given to foundlings baptized at the Temple Church, London, so called because it was originally built on land belonging to the Templars.3 Scottish: habitational name from the parish of Temple in Edinburgh, likewise named because it was the site of the local headquarters of the Knights Templar.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • George Temple in household of Anita Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George H Temple in household of Anita D Temple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Temple in household of John H Temple, "United States Census, 1920"

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