George Francis Temple Jr

1919–1996 (Age 77)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of George Francis

When George Francis Temple Jr was born on 24 January 1919, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, George Francis Temple, was 30 and his mother, Gertrude Amelia Krieger, was 25. He married Florence Bernita Vogliazzo in 1944, in Mexico. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 27 May 1996, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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George Francis Temple Jr
Florence Bernita Vogliazzo
Marriage: 1944
Richard Craig Temple Bruce

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  • Richard Craig Temple Bruce


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 18

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 J Temple in household of George T Temple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George F Temple in household of George F Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Francis Temple Jr. in household of George Francis Temple, "United States Census, 1920"

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