Henry F. Temple


       Henry F. Temple, of Chattanooga , was born in Utica , N. Y., September 14, 1840 , son of John F. and Cornelia (Morris) Temple , natives respectively of Germany and New York . In 1852 Henry F. removed with his parents to Chicago , and in 1861 enlisted in the Federal Army, serving in the Twenty first Kentucky Regiment, first as private, and through all the grades to captain of Company D., and adjutant-general on the staff of Gen. W. C. Whitaker. After the war he was engaged in the manufacture of pumps in Chicago for some time, but came to Chattanooga in January, 1874, and engaged in his present business viz.: the manufacture of furniture, pumps, pipe and lumber. He is also vice-president and general manager of the Lookout Incline Railway Company. He has also been prominently identified with other enterprises in Chattanooga real estate, etc. January 28, 1868 , he married Sarah A. Egan, of Chicago , who bore him seven children-five sons and two daughters. Mr. Temple is a Democrat, and was mayor of Chattanooga in 1879 and 1880. He is a member of the G. A. R., and is an excellent citizen.

Goodspeed's "History of East Tennessee" 1887; Page 1000.