Member Biography

Chambers O Templeton 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1907-1908       30 Republican
1909-1910       30 Republican

COUNTIES: Blair, Huntingdon  


1859 - 1916

Born September, 23, 1860, Chambers Templeton was the son of farmer David B. and Annie Templeton of Tyrone Township, Blair County.  He received his education in common schools, Birmingham Mountain Seminary, and Millersville State Normal School.  Templeton taught in public schools for seven years; studied law, and was admitted to the Huntingdon and Blair County bars in 1888.  He pursued private practice.  He served a term in the state Senate, 1907-1910, chairing the Education Committee.  He retired with his wife Alice to his law practice after senate service.  The senator died in 1916, Tyrone Township, Blair County.