93 Dean Templeton

In 1971 Ralph Dean Templeton, known as “Dean” decided to leave his life in Flint, Michigan behind. He set out on a cross country journey in his unsuccessful bid to become the 38th president of the United States.

 

The candidate in 1972

In January of 1975 Templeton was murdered, shot  and left on the side of the road in rural Washington.

Templeton’s grave marker is all that remains from his efforts.


This episode was inspired by a thread on the Unresolved Mysteries Subreddit.

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