George Galleton Temple

1893–1982 (Age 89)
Franklin, Mississippi, United States

The Life of George Galleton

When George Galleton Temple was born on 11 March 1893, in Franklin, Mississippi, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Temple, was 51 and his mother, Marinda "Ren" Anders, was 40. He had at least 1 daughter with Lena May Hickman. He lived in Police Jury Ward 5, Jackson, Louisiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 April 1982, in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Monroe, Ouachita, Louisiana, United States.

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George Galleton Temple
Lena May Hickman
Eloise Temple

Spouse & Children



  • Eloise Temple


Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Temple


  • Marinda "Ren" Anders




  • Emily Ida Temple


  • Female1870–1950Female

  • Annie A. Temple


  • Martha G Temple


  • Male1876–1965Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 14

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 G Templer in household of Merinda Templer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George G Temple in household of Bena?An F Temple, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George G Temple, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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