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William Alexander "Bill" Templin, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1879
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1939
Spokane County
Washington, USA

William Alexander Templin, son of Elbert Murice Templin and Mary Melinda May Templin, he married Blanche M. LaLonde in 1913 in Spokane, County, Washngton.

William and Blanche were the parents of 2 sons:
1. William Alexander "Lex" Templin, Jr.
2. Elbert Neal Templin

William Templin was a native of Tennessee but spent his boyhood in Jefferson County, Nebraska, where he started the barbering trade 40 years ago. Being the youngest of 14 children, he left home early to seek his fortune, the firsssst stop being Leed, S. D., a mining town. A few years later he came to Spokane, operating shops here and in Rathdrum and Post Falls, Idaho. In 1905 he opened a shop in the old post office but went to Montana in 1911, returning two years later to wed Blanche LaLonde. He also operated barbershops on Queen Avenue andat North 5209 Market.
The Templins lived in the same house in Morgan Acres since their marriage and it has become a beauty spot of the community. William, called "Bil" greatest hobby was his music. He learned to play the violin by ear when a child and has long been identified with local music groups, playing in orchestras and at community functions.

Obit :
Rites fro Pineer Barber of Hillyard were Wednesday - Died Sunday January 14, 1939. Hundreds of local residents mourned this week the death of William Alexander Templin. He was a barber and civil leader of Morgan Acres. Of ill health since the fall of 1936, when he was confined for several months, suffered a severe cold soon after Christmas, which developed into pneumonia. He passed away Sunday at the home, N7109 Altamont, just 3 months after the death of his wife, Blanche.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Alwin Chapel of Hazen and Jaeger's. Rev. John R. Bill officiating and Mrs. Ernest Hicks sang. Burial was at Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers were. L. E. Bell, Art Coffman, George Elmer Brown, Charles Hevener, Orville Holcomb and Carl Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Paul Voell, William Beaver, J. W. Black and members of the Morgan Acres Men's club.

Family links: 
  Elbert Muncie Templin (1847 - 1933)
  Mary Melinda May Templin (1849 - 1910)
  Blanche M. LaLonde Templin (1892 - 1938)*
  Eugene Templin (1870 - 1945)*
  Frank E. Templin (1874 - 1968)*
  Estella Ida Templin Krebeck (1874 - 1957)*
  George Wallace Templin (1876 - 1959)*
  William Alexander Templin (1879 - 1939)
  Edgar Lafayette Templin (1879 - 1956)*
  Ralph Garfield Templin (1882 - 1960)*
  Samuel Oscar Templin (1883 - 1972)*
  Margaret R Templin Lang (1886 - 1984)*
  Ruby B. Templin Priefert (1888 - 1981)*
  Bernie E Templin (1889 - 1964)*
  Alice Blanche Templin McCall (1892 - 1979)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Memorial Park
Spokane County
Washington, USA
Created by: Lorraine
Record added: Feb 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85758888
William Alexander Bill Templin, Sr
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