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TAYLOR (Soundex T460) — See also TAILOR, TAYLER, TAYLOE, TAYLOR-LEWIS, TAYLOR-SHELBY, TRAYLOR, TYLOR.

  Taylor, Omer — of Hazel Park, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Hazel Park, Mich., 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Ora C. — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Orville (1885-1969) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, September 8, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1936; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; American Legion; Beta Theta Pi; Freemasons. Died in 1969 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Orville J. Taylor and Eleanor Sarah (Harris) Taylor; married, January 19, 1924, to Catherine E. Apperson.
  Taylor, Oscar — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 22nd District, 1859-60; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1865. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Otha — of Temple, Bell County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Taylor, Othniel H. — of Camden, Camden County, N.J. Whig. Candidate for mayor of Camden, N.J., 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, P. A. — of Rhinelander, Oneida County, Wis. Mayor of Rhinelander, Wis., 1968-72; defeated, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Taylor, P. Emerson (b. 1871) — of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa.; Tekamah, Burt County, Neb. Born in Dry Run, Franklin County, Pa., January 18, 1871. School principal; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; railway land agent; Burt County Attorney, 1903-07; U.S. Consul in Stavanger, 1910-11. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, P. N. — of Lancaster, Dallas County, Tex. Postmaster at Lancaster, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Patrick H. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 8th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Patsy — of Bexar County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Taylor, Paul See I. Paul Taylor
  Taylor, Paul — of California. Independent Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from California 8th District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Paul See L. Paul Taylor
  Taylor, Paul See J. Paul Taylor
  Taylor, Paul D. (b. 1939) — of New York. Born in 1939. U.S. Ambassador to Dominican Republic, 1988-92. Still living as of 1992.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Taylor, Paul J. — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 90th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Taylor, Paul R. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y.; Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1934-35, 1959-65 (Monroe County 4th District 1934-35, Yates County 1959-65); defeated, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Peter Y. — Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Taylor, Preston, Jr. — of Lumberton, Burlington County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Taylor, R. B. — of Townsville, Vance County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Vance County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. B. — also known as Dick Taylor — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Livingston County Democratic Party, 1939, 1949; mayor of Chillicothe, Mo., 1953-63. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. C. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. C. — of Wayne, Wayne County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Wayne County Republican Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. Cowles See Robert Cowles Taylor
  Taylor, R. E. — U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, 1920-21. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. Fenwick See Robert Fenwick Taylor
  Taylor, R. S. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state senate 5th District, 1885-88. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, R. S. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1916. Burial location unknown.
Rainey S. Taylor Taylor, Rainey S. — of Middletown, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1931-37. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Taylor, Ralph — of Chenango County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chenango County, 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Ralph L. — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Jefferson County 2nd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Taylor, Ralph W. — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Ramona — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Taylor, Ramsay See J. Ramsay Taylor
  Taylor, Randall Alford (b. 1928) — also known as Randall A. Taylor; Doc Taylor — of Point Pleasant, Mason County, W.Va. Born in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., October 17, 1928. Democrat. Chiropractor; member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1965-68; defeated, 1960, 1968, 1970, 1984. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Still living as of 1984.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas H. Taylor and Betty Elizabeth (Roby) Taylor; married, October 17, 1952, to Reba Jane Ellis.
  Taylor, Ray — of Steamboat Rock, Hardin County, Iowa. Republican. Member of Iowa state senate 9th District; elected 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Taylor, Ray L. — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Mayor of Winfield, Kan., 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Taylor, Raymond — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Reese H., Jr. — of Nevada. Republican. Member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1981-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Taylor, Remsen See W. Remsen Taylor
  Taylor, Rex A. — of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard — of Kentucky. Presidential Elector for Kentucky, 1820, 1824. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard — of St. Charles Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard — of Cairo, Alexander County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard B. — of Wyandotte (now part of Kansas City), Wyandotte County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Wyandotte, Kan., 1863-66. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard E., Jr. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard F. — of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard L. — of Plainfield, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Taylor, Richard M. — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1894-1904. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard O. — of Chesterton, Porter County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Chesterton, Ind., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard S. — of Athens, Clarke County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Athens, Ga., 1873-75, 1875-77; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Richard Vipon (1859-1939) — also known as Richard V. Taylor — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Born in New Bern, Craven County, N.C., August 11, 1859. Vice-president and general manager, Mobile & Ohio Railroad; headed federalized railroads in three states during World War I; mayor of Mobile, Ala., 1922-24, 1933-34, 1936-37; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1926-29. Baptist. Died in Point Clear, Baldwin County, Ala., December 22, 1939 (age 80 years, 133 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Nixon Taylor (1820-1884) and Susan (Stevenson) Taylor (1825-1870); brother of Hannis Taylor (1851-1922); married, August 10, 1882, to Helen Billingsley Buck (1861-1942).
  Political family: Taylor-LeBaron family.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Taylor, Richard Watson (b. 1880) — also known as Richard W. Taylor — of Brunswick, Essex County, Vt. Born in East Clifton, Quebec, September 22, 1880. Republican. Farmer; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Brunswick, 1910. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Rick — of Pennsauken, Camden County, N.J. Mayor of Pennsauken, N.J., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Taylor, Robert — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1784-85, 1789-90, 1793-94. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert (1763-1845) — of Virginia. Born in Virginia, 1763. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1804; U.S. Representative from Virginia 11th District, 1825-27. Died in 1845 (age about 82 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Orange County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Taylor, Robert — of Dodge County, Minn. Prohibition candidate for Minnesota state attorney general, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Milwaukee County 6th District, 1956, 1958; candidate for Wisconsin state senate 9th District, 1962; candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert — also known as Bob Taylor — of Brentwood, Contra Costa County, Calif. Mayor of Brentwood, Calif.; elected 2006, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Taylor, Robert Cowles (1893-1955) — also known as R. Cowles Taylor — of Newport News, Va. Born August 12, 1893. Mayor of Newport News, Va., 1942-55; died in office 1955. Died December 20, 1955 (age 62 years, 130 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Warren J. Taylor and Mary Isabel (Eubank) Taylor (1868-1913); married to Lucille Ritchie Bland (1897-1936) and Ellen Walker Longan (1886-1963).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Taylor, Robert E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 31st District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Taylor, Robert E. III — of Franklin, Simpson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Taylor, Robert Fenwick (1849-1926) — also known as R. Fenwick Taylor — of Florida. Born in Myrtle Hill, Beaufort County, S.C., March 10, 1849. Justice of Florida state supreme court, 1891-1925; appointed 1891; chief justice of Florida state supreme court, 1897-1905. Died February 26, 1926 (age 76 years, 353 days). Interment at Kanapaha Cemetery, Near Gainesville, Alachua County, Fla.
  Relatives: Father of Ena H. Taylor (who married William Hull Ellis (1867-?)).
  Taylor, Robert G. — of St. Louis, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1880 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert H. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1886-90. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert I., Sr. — of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert J. — of Berrien County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Taylor, Robert L. — of Lapeer, Lapeer County, Mich. Member of Michigan state senate 16th District, 1889-92. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert L. — of Lapeer County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Lapeer County, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert L. — of Johnson City, Washington County, Tenn. Democrat. Tennessee Democratic state chair, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert L. — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert Lee (1912-1993) — also known as Robert L. Taylor — of Salamanca, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y., August 9, 1912. Democrat. Mayor of Salamanca, N.Y., 1945-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Episcopalian. Member, Moose; Elks; Rotary; Freemasons; Sons of the American Revolution; Alpha Zeta. Died July 6, 1993 (age 80 years, 331 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N.Y.
  Taylor, Robert Love (1850-1912) — also known as Robert L. Taylor; Bob Taylor; "Our Bob" — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born in Carter County, Tenn., July 31, 1850. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 1st District, 1879-81; Governor of Tennessee, 1887-91, 1897-99; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1907-12; died in office 1912. Died in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1912 (age 61 years, 244 days). Original interment at Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn.; reinterment in 1938 at Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of Nathaniel Green Taylor; brother of Alfred Alexander Taylor; first cousin of Nathaniel Edwin Harris (1846-1929).
  Political family: Taylor family of Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: Josiah L. Pearcy
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Taylor, Robert M. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. U.S. Vice Consul in Hankow, as of 1938; Tientsin, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robert M. — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County, 1958. Still living as of 1958.
  Taylor, Robert S. — of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Robin L. (b. 1943) — of Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska; Wrangell, Alaska. Born in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit County, Wash., February 5, 1943. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Alaska, 1977-82; member of Alaska state house of representatives; elected 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990; member of Alaska state senate District A, 1992-; appointed 1992; Republican candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1998 (primary), 1998. Member, American Judicature Society; Elks; Moose; National Rifle Association; Freemasons. Still living as of 2001.
  Taylor, Robins B. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Democratic candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896; member of Michigan People's Party State Central Committee, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Roger — of Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Taylor, Roger Lee — also known as Roger L. Taylor — of Hawaii. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 1st District, 1990, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Taylor, Ron — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.
  Taylor, Ronald J. — of Berrien County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Taylor, Roxanne — of Bowie, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Taylor, Roy See D. L. Taylor
  Taylor, Roy Arthur (1910-1995) — also known as Roy A. Taylor — of Black Mountain, Buncombe County, N.C. Born in Vader, Lewis County, Wash., January 31, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of North Carolina state house of representatives, 1947-53; U.S. Representative from North Carolina, 1960-77 (12th District 1960-63, 11th District 1963-77). Baptist. Member, Lions. Died in Black Mountain, Buncombe County, N.C., February 28, 1995 (age 85 years, 28 days). Interment at Mountain View Memorial Park, Black Mountain, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur A. Taylor and Lola (Morgan) Taylor; married, May 8, 1932, to Evelyn Reeves.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Taylor, Roy D. — of Kankakee, Kankakee County, Ill. Mayor of Kankakee, Ill., 1935-37. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Roy M. — of Williamson, Mingo County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Williamson, W.Va., 1970-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Taylor, Ruby — of Vinita, Craig County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Taylor, Rush Walker, Jr. (b. 1934) — of Texas; Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., November 3, 1934. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Florence, 1966-67; U.S. Ambassador to Togo, 1988-90. Still living as of 2009.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Taylor, Russell J. — of Berrien County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 2nd Circuit, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Taylor, Rynier V. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.


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