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Merdith Wyndham "Bolling" Temple '85 November 10, 2020 1:17 PM updated: November 10, 2020 1:28 PM

Merdith Wyndham Bolling Temple
JULY 8, 1953 – NOVEMBER 1, 2020

Merdith, sometimes called "Bo" Temple, was an American military officer who as Major General was the Acting Chief of Engineers of the United States Army Corps of Engineers from June 17, 2011 to May 22, 2012. Temple was a career military engineer, and previously served as Deputy Commanding General of Civil and Emergency Operations under his predecessor, Robert L. Van Antwerp Jr.

Merdith Wyndham Bolling Temple was born on July 8, 1953 and passed away on November 1, 2020 and is under the care of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel.

Merdith Temple was born in Virginia, and graduated Virginia Military Institute as a civil engineer. Temple attended Texas A&M University, receiving his masters in civil engineering.

Commissioned in the U.S. Army in 1975, Temple served in operational engineering commands in Korea, the United States, and Germany, before commanding the 307th Engineer Battalion. COL Merdith Temple was the Commanding Officer of the 20th Engineer Brigade (Combat) (Airborne) Ft. Bragg, NC from 1998-2000.

Maj. Gen. (ret) Temple was retired and resided in Richmond, VA. He consulted for Dawson & Associates in Washington, DC and Burdeshaw, and sat on corporate boards.

Major General(R) Merdith Wyndham Bolling “Bo” Temple. MG(R) Temple lost his 13-year battle with cancer on November 1st, 2020


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