Gene Templeton

Brief Life History of Gene

When Gene Templeton was born on 13 March 1918, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ford Templeton, was 26 and his mother, Cora Grace Revis, was 22. He married Virginia Damrow on 9 November 1940, in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ashland, Saunders, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Garfield Election Precinct, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1992, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Gene Templeton
Virginia Damrow
Marriage: 9 November 1940
Gary Lee Templeton

Sources (8)

  • Jean Templeton in household of Ford Templeton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Gene Templeton - Government record: birth-name: Gene Templeton
  • Gene Templeton, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.


Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Dundonald in Ayrshire, so called from Middle English temple ‘house of the Knights Templar’ + toun ‘settlement’. There are also places called Templeton in Wales, Berkshire and Devon, but these do not seem to have contributed to the surname.

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

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