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04/10/06 - Lufkin

East Texas Businessman is in Intensive Care

by Ramonica R. Jones

A well known East Texas businessman is in the hospital. Arthur Temple had a heart attack Sunday.

Temple is now in intensive care at a Lufkin hospital. Family members said Temple lapsed into a coma Monday morning.

Arthur Temple helped establish Diboll and bring the timber industry to East Texas. He also played a big role in forest conservation.

Several East Texas businesses are named after the Temple Family, including T.L.L. Temple and the Lottie and Arthur Temple Civic Center

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