Shirley (Temple) Temple-Black
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Shirley (Temple) Temple-Black (1928 - 2014)

Shirley Temple-Black formerly Temple
Born in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of [private husband (1920s - 2000s)]
Wife of — married 16 Dec 1950 in Del Monte, Monterey County, California, USAmap
Mother of [private son (1950s - unknown)] and [private child (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Woodside, San Mateo, California, United Statesmap
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Shirley (Temple) Temple-Black is Notable.

Shirley Temple was born in 1928.[1] She married John George Agar in 1945.[2] She married television executive Charles A. Black on December 16, 1950.[3] Their union produced a son and a daughter.

Film Career: Baby Take a Bow (1934); Little Miss Marker (1934); Bright Eyes (1934)

On December 28, 1934, Bright Eyes was released. The movie was the first feature film crafted specifically for the girl's talents and the first where her name appeared eponymously over the title. Her signature song, "On the Good Ship Lollipop", was introduced in the film and sold 500,000 sheet-music copies. In February 1935, Shirley Temple became the first child star to be honored with a miniature Juvenile Oscar for her film accomplishments, and she added her footprints and handprints to the forecourt at Grauman's Chinese Theatre a month later. The film also starred: James Dunn, Lois Wilson, Judith Allen, Charles Sellon, Theodor von Eltz, Dorothy Christy, Jane Withers, Brandon Hurst, Jane Darwell, Walter Johnson, George Irving, Terry the dog.

During the 1960s, she became active as a Republican in the political arena and ran an unsuccessful campaign for election to the United States Congress. She was appointed by President Richard M. Nixon to represent the United States at the United Nations and from 1974 until 1976, she served as United States Ambassador to Ghana. From 1989 until 1992, she served as United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia.


Alta Mesa Memorial Park,
Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California
Plot: Mausoleum #3, Redwood Grove Section

Find A Grave: Memorial #124923538


  1. "California, Birth Index, 1905-1995," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2014), Shirley Temple, 23 Apr 1928; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
  2. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2014), John George Agar and Shirley Jane Temple, 19 Sep 1945; citing p. 8, Los Angeles, California, United States; FHL microfilm 2115180.
  3. "Shirley Temple Is Married To Charles Black." Santa Cruz Sentinel, December 17, 1950, page 1. (subscription required).
  • "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2014), Shirley J Temple in household of George T Temple, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 1483, sheet 1B, family 18, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 174.
  • "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 06 Oct 2014), Shirley Temple in household of George F Temple, Councilmanic District 3, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-218, sheet 21B, family 130, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 407.

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