TEMPLE, WILLIAM ALLEN Papers. 1946-1977
Published January 25, 2008
2.26 cu ft
Call No. 168.7093
IRIS Nos. 1024589-1024634
(1924-2008). Major General. USAF, 1946-1977. Born 13 December 1924, Philadelphia, PA. BS, United States Military Academy, 1946; LLB, 1951; MA, 1964, George Washington U; Air War College, 1964. Career assignments include: various duties as company and field grade officer, 1946-1968; successively Vice Commander and Commander, 416th Bomb Wing, 1968-1970; Commander, 306th Bomb Wing, 1970-1971; Deputy Commander, Office of Special Investigations, HQ USAF, 1971-1972; Director of Special Investigations and Commander, Office of Special Investigations, HQ USAF, 1972-1975; Director of Special Investigations and Commander, Office of Special Investigations, HQ USAF, 1972-1975; Vice Commander, Eighth Air Force, 1975-1977. Retired August 1977. Died 11 Mar 2008.
Personal papers relating to Temple's Air Force career. Includes some personal correspondence (1971-1977), some copies of his personnel records (1954-1977), and some of his military flight records and pilot logs (1946-1977). Also includes copies of a few Air Force manuals relating primarily to flying and weather (1948-1962).