John Templeton, Jr.
Who is John Templeton, Jr.?
Templeton was born in New York City and graduated from Yale University, where he was a member of Elihu senior society, as was his father. He later earned a medical degree at Harvard Medical School, and then served as a physician in the U.S. Navy. In 1977, he went to work at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as a pediatric surgeon and trauma program director.
Templeton is an evangelical Christian.
John Templeton is a substantial contributor to conservative causes. In 2008, Templeton donated $450,000 to the National Organization for Marriage and his wife, Josephine, contributed $100,000. In a Philadelphia Inquirer article it was asserted that the Templeton's had, between John and his wife, Josephine, donated $1 million toward the campaign to prevent gay marriage.
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- Feb 19, 1940
United States of America
- United States of America
- Harvard Medical School
- Yale University
- Lived in
- New York City
on July 23, 2013
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