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Samuel Moore Templeton

Clergyman

Samuel Moore Templeton, American clergyman. member Committee on Presbyn.

Background

Templeton, Samuel Moore was born on December 27, 1853 in Jacksonville, Texas, United States. Son of David G. and Mary (Moore) Templeton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Trinity U., Texas, 1881, A.M., 1886, Doctor of Divinity, 1903, Doctor of Laws, 1926.

Career

Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1878. Pastor Rockwall, Mesquite, Forney, Turner’s Point, Texas, 1885-1891, South Dallas, 1891-1892, Clarksville, 1892-1914, Rockwall, 1914-1927 (retired). Stated clerk Texas Synod, since 1888.

Moderator General Assembly Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1902. Member Committee on Presbyterian Fraternity and Union, 1903-1906, that negotiated reunion with Presbyterian Church United States of America Trustee Trinity U. (Waxahachie, Texas).

Membership

Member Committee on Presbyn.

Connections

Married Jennie Wofford, November 21, 1882. Children: Thomas Wofford, Frances Allen (deceased), David Henry, Anna Louise, Samuel Moore, Jane.

father:
David G. Templeton

mother:
Mary (Moore) Templeton

spouse:
Jennie Wofford

child:
Thomas Wofford Templeton

child:
Frances Allen Templeton (deceased)

child:
David Henry Templeton

child:
Anna Louise Templeton

child:
Samuel Moore Templeton

child:
Jane Templeton