Col. Robert Emmet Temple, (USA), Mexican War veteran

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Col. Robert Emmet Temple, (USA), Mexican War veteran

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States
Death: July 20, 1854 (45)
Albany, Albany County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Menands, Albany County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Temple and Clarissa Brown Hawkins
Husband of Catharine Margaret James
Father of Katharine "Kitty" Temple; Ellen James Temple and Capt. William James Temple, (USA)

Managed by: A1C Paul Alan Fine, USAF, B.A.
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About Col. Robert Emmet Temple, (USA), Mexican War veteran

  • Robert's birth and death information are available at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/215376227/robert-emmet-temple
  • The following information is available at the above-mentioned URL:
    • "Graduated from West point in the Class of 1828, along with Jefferson Davis. He became an assistant professor at USMA immediately upon graduation. On receiving word of the Dade Massacre in Florida, he volunteered for the Second Seminole War, from 1836-39, at which time he resigned his commission as a first lieutenant.
    • "He was recommissioned as a colonel for the Mexican-American War, as commander of the 10th Regiment of Infantry from 1847-1848.
    • "Commissioner 0f the Albany, NY Water Supply from 1851 until his death."
  • Robert's birth, military, and death information are available at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/215376227/robert-emmet-temple
  • The following write-up is available at the above-mentioned URL:
    • He graduated from West Point, Class of 1828 (along with the future president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis).
    • He became an assistant professor at the U.S. Military Academy immediately upon graduation.
    • On receiving word of the Dade Massacre in Florida, he volunteered for the Second Seminole War, from 1836-39, at which time he resigned his commission as a first lieutenant.
    • He was recommissioned as a colonel for the Mexican War. He commanded the 10th Regiment of Infantry from 1847-1848.
    • He was commissioner of the Albany, New York water supply from 1851 until his death.
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Col. Robert Emmet Temple, (USA), Mexican War veteran's Timeline

1808
September 24, 1808
Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States
1842
March 31, 1842
1843
1843
Albany, Albany County, New York, United Stateds
1851
September 4, 1851
New York, NY, United States
1854
July 20, 1854
Age 45
Albany, Albany County, New York, United States
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Menands, Albany County, New York, United States