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director , entrepreneur , investor

Paul Nathaniel Temple, American Investor, entrepreneur ( fin: inv. service, Director)investor, entrepreneur. Recipient Civil Merit decoration, Spain, 1969. Served to ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1945.; Member American Chamber of Commerce (president Spain 1969), State Bar California, Bar Association District of Columbia, Puerta de Hierro Golf.


Temple, Paul Nathaniel was born on March 19, 1923 in Cincinnati. Son of Paul Nathaniel and Alice Marie (White) Temple.


AB, Princeton University, 1944. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1948.


; children: Pamela Temple Abell, Lise Temple Greenberg, Robin Rose Temple, Thomas D. Married Diane Elizabeth Brown, November 27, 1981. 1 child, Paulina Diane Marie Temple.

Stepchildren: James Brown, Thomas Brown. Bar: California 1948, District of Columbia 1950. Association Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro, San Francisco, Washington, 1948-1951.

Attorney, executive Celanese Corporation, New York City, 1952-1954. International concessions negotiator Standard Oil New Jersey, New York City, 1954-1960. President Esso Affiliates, Spain, 1961-1965.

Executive vice president Gas Natural S.A., Barcelona, 1965-1969. President, co-founder Weeks Natural Resources, Ltd., Westport, Connecticut, Hamilton, Bermuda, 1970-1976. Executive chairman Energy Capital plc, London, 1982-1987, director, 1979-1987.

Chairman of the Board Dayspring Mining Corporation, 1986-1988. Board directors Biogenesis Enterprises, Inc., 1993^, chairman, 1995^. Also investor petroleum exploration.

Co-founder Institute Noetic Sciences, 1973, board directors, Chairman of the Board, 1982^. Founder annual Temple award for Creative Altruism, Washington, 1987. Honorary sponsor for Christianity, Global Forum of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders for Human Survival, Oxford, 1988.

Master of ceremonies United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Citizens Summit, Alexandria, Virginia, 1988, Moscow, 1990. Director The Temple of Understanding, 1987-1994. Member board advisors Interfaith Conference Washington.


  • Bar: California 48, District of Columbia 50.


  • Other Work

    • Associate producer: films Born Again, 1977-1978, Broadway play Dance a Little Closer, 1983.


Member board advisors Interfaith Conference, Washington. Director Temple of Understanding, 1987—1994. Honorary sponsor christianity Global Forum Spiritual & Parliamentary Leaders Human Survival, Oxford, 1988.

Member of Club in Pelican Bay (Florida), Marin Country Club (California), Congressional Country Club Potomac (Maryland), Bermuda Midocean Club, Puerta Hierro Golf Club (Madrid), Bar Association (District of Columbia), State Bar California, American Chamber of Commerce (president Spain 1969).


Married Karen Borgstrom Temple, August 3, 1944 (deceased 1981). Children: Pamela Temple Abell, Lise Temple Greenberg, Robin Rose, Thomas D. Married Diane Elizabeth Brown, November 27, 1981.

1 child Paulina Diane Marie stepchildren: James Brown, Thomas Brown.

Paul Nathaniel Temple

Alice Marie (White) Temple

Karen Borgstrom Temple

Diane Elizabeth Brown

Pamela Temple Abell Temple

Lise Temple Greenberg Temple

Robin Rose Temple

Thomas D. Temple

James Brown Temple

Thomas Brown Temple