Vernon Dee Temple

14 March 1935–8 February 2009 (Age 73)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Vernon Dee

When Vernon Dee Temple was born on 14 March 1935, in Kansas, United States, his father, Marion Keith Temple, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Rebecca Cain, was 25. He married Dorothy Kay Williford in Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Mitchell Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1940 and Lyon, Kansas, United States in 2006. He died on 8 February 2009, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Vernon Dee Temple
1935–2009
Dorothy Kay Williford
1940–2006
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Miami, Ottawa, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 3

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 20

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • N Dee Temple in household of Keith Temple, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dee in entry for Larry Temple, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Vernon Or Dee Temple in entry for Dorothy Kay Temple, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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