Alagappa Alagappan (December 3, 1925 - October 24, 2014) was an Indian-born American, and the founder of the Hindu Temple Society of North America.
Alagappan was born on December 3, 1925 in Kanadukathan, India. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Presidency College in Madras (now Chennai). He earned a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), studied law and was called to the British bar.
- "Alagappa Alagappan, 88, Dies; Founded Hindu Temples Across U.S." Retrieved 8 July 2018.