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T. L. L. TEMPLE FOUNDATION. The T. L. L. Temple Foundation was established in 1962 by Georgia Temple Munz in honor of her father, Thomas Lewis Latané Temple, an East Texas lumberman and founder of Southern Pine Lumber Company (later Temple Industriesqv). It is a nonprofit organization operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, primarily in areas of the deep East Texas pine timber belt. The foundation reported assets of over $254 million in 1994 with an income of over $15 million. In 1994, 121 grants totaling $13,372,424 were made. Major grants were in support of community improvement, health and medicine, education, and human services.

Art Leatherwood


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Art Leatherwood, "T. L. L. TEMPLE FOUNDATION," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.