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Eugene Crittenden "Gene" Templeton
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1889
Miles City
Custer County
Montana, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1932
Wharton County
Texas, USA

Eugene "Gene" Crittenden Templeton was the son of Margaret D. Enlow Templeton (1865-1956) and Joseph Crittenden Templeton (1858-1951).

After enrolling in 1906, he earned two degrees in geology, (mining engineering), from Stanford University, where he was also an instructor while completing his post-graduate work in 1911-1912.

Gene was a highly regarded expert in mining engineering and for the next 18 years he traveled the world doing geologic field work and negotiations in petroleum bearing regions of the U.S, Canada. Russia, Europe, Siberia, Peru, Venezuela, Cuba, China, Honduras, Mexico and other regions.

In 1918 he enlisted and served in France until 1919 as a private in Company C, 27th Engineers.

On 21 Jan, 1922 in Peking, China, Gene married Carolyn Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Elizabeth S. (Piper) and Allison J. Thompson. They had two children, Charles Thompson and John C. Templeton.

Eugene Crittenden Templeton's remarkable life was cut short in 1932 in Wharton Co, TX where he was tragically killed in an accident when he was flying over petroleum regions while working for Union Oil Company. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Crittenden Templeton (1858 - 1951)
  Margaret Enlow Templeton (1865 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline E Thompson Templeton (1887 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Charles Thompson Templeton (1923 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Enlow Dubois Templeton (1887 - 1889)*
  Eugene Crittenden Templeton (1889 - 1932)
  Ruric Ruskin Templeton (1893 - 1968)*
  Robert Lyman Templeton (1897 - 1962)*
  Bruce King Templeton (1899 - 1969)*
  Sarah Alice Templeton (1901 - 1923)*
  Knight Claywell Templeton (1901 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Glendale
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Diane Addington
Record added: Jan 14, 2013
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Eugene Crittenden Gene Templeton
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Eugene Crittenden Gene Templeton
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Eugene Crittenden Gene Templeton
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R.I.P.
- Diane Addinton Matherly
 Added: May. 18, 2015

- CJSwann
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
 
 
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