Henry F. Temple, of
, was born in
, N. Y.,
September 14, 1840
, son of John F. and Cornelia (Morris)
, natives respectively of
. In 1852 Henry F. removed with his parents to
, 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
for some time, but came to
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
real estate, etc.
January 28, 1868
, he married Sarah A. Egan, of
, who bore him seven children-five sons and two daughters. Mr. Temple is a
Democrat, and was mayor of
in 1879 and 1880. He is a member of the G. A. R., and is an excellent citizen.
"History of East Tennessee" 1887; Page 1000.