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America and the world lost one of the greatest actress there has ever been, many of you grew up watching Shirley Temples movies, Mrs. Temple who was known by her nickname Bright Eyes turned diplomat passed away today at the age of 85. Shirley Temple is survived by her children, grand children, Shirleys second husband Charles Alden Black passed away in 2005.
As many of you may know Shirley was married twice, her first love came knocking to her door at the age of 15, the year was 1943 and her prince charming came dress in an uniform, his name was John Agar was the big brother of one of her best friends, he was a physical trainer and a n Army Air Corps, Mr. Agars family own a meat packing business back in Chicago. They dated for two years before they got married on September 19, 1945.
Shirley gave birth to their first and only child on January 30, 1948 they named their baby daughter Linda Susan.
Mr. Agar decided to follow his famous wifes path and became involved in acting, it seemed like a great idea, at lest at first.
Together John Agar and his wife starred in two films together, Fort Apache in 1948 and Adventure in Baltimore in 1949, but Hollywood became too overwhelming for the former Army man and he began to find ease in alcohol, he was once arrested for DUI, by the end of 1949 she sued for divorce on the grounds of mental cruelty. Their divorced was finalized on December 5th, 1950, and Shirley won custody of their daughter.
The following year Agar remarried former model Loretta Barnett Combs, with her he had two more children Martin Agar & John G. Agar III. Loretta died in 2002, two years later her death, he passed away of complications from emphysema in Burbank, California.
Shirley found love again too, again wearing an uniform but this love story was so much different than the first..
She met Charles Alden Black in January, 1959 in Hawaii where he was an Assistant to the President of the Hawaiian Pineapple Company, but first let me tell you Charles Alden Blacks biography.
Shirley temples second husband Charles Alden Black was born on March 6, 1919 in Oakland, California to James B. Black, who was Pacific Gas and Electrics president and later chairman, he was one of the richest young men in California.
Charles Black attended Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and Stanford University, he enrolled at Harvard Business School but after a year he left Harvard to join the Navy in 1941.
Charles Alden Black became an United States Navy intelligence officer, he served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, he was a Silver Star recipient. Mr. Black went back to college after World War II and in 1946 he received his MBA from Stanford.
When Shirley met Charles he was an executive for an executive for Castle & Cooke and Dole Pineapple companies. They got married on December 16, 1950 at his parents home in California.
Their first child together was their son Charles Alden Black Jr. aka Burton born on April 28, 1952 in Washington, D.C and on April 9, 1954 their youngest child Lori Black aka Lorax was born in Santa Monica, California. Shirleys daughter Linda Agar, changed her name to Linda Susan Black at this point.
Mr. Black worked as an executive at SRI International and Ampex Corp, after he left Ampex in 1965, he became involved with aquaculture and oceanography, created a a hatchery for Abalone and oysters, he founded his fishery and hatchery company headquartered in Burlingame, California, Mardela Corp. before serving as regent at Santa Clara University.
Mr. Charles Alden Black passed away on August 4, 2005 at his home in August 4, 2005, at his home in Woodside of complications from myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). He was 86.