Templeton, R. L.

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Lawyer, legislator, rancher, pilot. Born in 1920 in Wellington, Texas.

Served as a pilot for the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. Received his law degree from the University of Texas and acted as the state representative for the 122nd District of Texas from 1947-1948. In addition to serving in public offices such as Collingsworth County Judge and County Attorney, Templeton also privately practiced law and authored several children's books. Has been involved in the farm and ranch industry, including production of fruits, vegetables, hogs, and cattle.

From the description of Papers, 1928-1985. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 23105311

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creatorOf Templeton, R. L. Papers, 1928-1985. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Templeton, R. L. Jungle fighting / prepared by R.L. Templeton. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Elections of officers, OAC Review, v.25, no.10, July 1913, p.535. University of Guelph
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Papua New Guinea--Admiralty Islands
Shamrock (Tex.)
Wellington (Tex.)
Texas Panhandle (Tex.)
Collingsworth County (Tex.)
Pampa (Tex.)
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, Canadian
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945--Jungle warfare


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Active 1985


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