George E Temple

1891–1940
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of George E

George E Temple was born on 28 February 1891, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States as the son of George Temple and Mary Temple. He married Romelda Dupke on 28 December 1916, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Detroit Ward 11, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died before 1940, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

George E Temple
1891–1940
Romelda Dupke
1898–1980
Marriage: 28 December 1916
George Walter Temple
1917–1992
Raymond F Temple
1918–1923
Shirly Jane Temple
1922–1979
Donald Gorden Temple
1925–1985

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1916
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

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Parents & Siblings

  • George Temple

    MaleMale

  • Mary Temple

    FemaleFemale

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 6

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1904

Age 13

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 E Temple, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Temple, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Temple in entry for Raymond Temple, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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