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

  Taylor, V. O. — of St. Paul, Howard County, Neb. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Taylor, Van — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 2006; candidate for Texas state house of representatives 66th District. Still living as of 2012.
  Taylor, Vernon Frank — also known as Vernon F. Taylor — of Indiana, Indiana County, Pa. Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Vincent Albert (1845-1922) — of Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1845. Republican. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1888; U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1891-93. Died in 1922 (age about 77 years). Interment at Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Taylor, Mrs. Volney W. — of Brownsville, Cameron County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. B. — of Mansfield, DeSoto Parish, La. Postmaster at Mansfield, La., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. E. — of Midwest, Natrona County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Taylor, W. F. B. — of Patrick County, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Patrick County, 1869-71. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. Frank — of Goldsboro, Wayne County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 8th District, 1921-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. H. — of California. Member of California state assembly 18th District, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. J. — of Merna, Custer County, Neb. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska 6th District, 1912; delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. J. — of Thermopolis, Hot Springs County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. M. — of Graham County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Graham County, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. N. — of Parsons, Labette County, Kan. Mayor of Parsons, Kan., 1955-56. Still living as of 1956.
  Taylor, W. R. — of Fulton, Callaway County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Callaway County Democratic Party, 1921; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1924; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Callaway County, 1943-44. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. R. L. — of Norfolk, Va. Mayor of Norfolk, Va., 1934-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. Remsen — of Long Island City, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Physician; candidate for mayor of Long Island City, N.Y., 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. S. See William Sylvester Taylor
  Taylor, W. S. — of Barry County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. S. — of Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, W. W. — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Wade — of Radford, Va. Postmaster at Radford, Va., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Walker — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Waller (c.1779-1826) — of Vincennes, Knox County, Ind. Born in Lunenburg County, Va., about 1779. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1800-02; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Senator from Indiana, 1816-25. Died in Lunenburg County, Va., August 26, 1826 (age about 47 years). Interment a private or family graveyard, Lunenburg County, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Taylor, Walter — of Asbury Park, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Chair of Monmouth County Democratic Party, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Walter C. — of Rapid City, Pennington County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 45th District, 1959-60. Still living as of 1960.
  Taylor, Walter Herron — of Norfolk, Va. Consular Agent for France in Norfolk, Va., 1906-14. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Walter P. — of Cape May County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cape May County, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Walter Ross (born c.1858) — also known as Walter R. Taylor — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Born near Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., about 1858. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich., 1905; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 9th District, 1907-08; member of Michigan state senate 6th District, 1909-12, 1915-16; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1912. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Warren Arthur (b. 1891) — also known as Warren A. Taylor — of Cordova, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska; Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska; Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Washington, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives, 1933-34, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1955-58 (3rd District 1933-34, 1945-46, 4th District 1949-50, 1955-58); delegate to Alaska state constitutional convention, 1955-56; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1959-66; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1959-62. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Warren E. — of Monmouth, Warren County, Ill. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Warren F. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Wesley A. (b. 1906) — of East Orange, Essex County, N.J. Born in Mays Landing, Atlantic County, N.J., July 12, 1906. Republican. Bookbinder; Secretary and Business Representative, Bookbinders Local Union #62; delegate to New Jersey AFL and other labor councils; vice-president, Allied Printing Trades Council; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Essex County, 1947. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arcanum. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Clarence A. Taylor and Almeda S. (Henry) Taylor.
  Taylor, Will P. — of San Anselmo, Marin County, Calif. Postmaster at San Anselmo, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — of Glasgow County (now Greene County), N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Glasgow County, 1797-99. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — of Virginia. U.S. Consul in Cape Hatien, 1815-17; Veracruz, 1823-31. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William (1788-1846) — of Virginia. Born in Alexandria, Va., April 5, 1788. Democrat. Member of Virginia state legislature, 1821; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1843-46 (2nd District 1843-45, 11th District 1845-46); died in office 1846. Died January 17, 1846 (age 57 years, 287 days). Interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Taylor, William (1791-1865) — of Onondaga County, N.Y. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., October 12, 1791. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 23rd District, 1833-39; member of New York state assembly from Onondaga County, 1841-42; delegate to New York state constitutional convention, 1846. Died in Manlius, Onondaga County, N.Y., September 16, 1865 (age 73 years, 339 days). Interment at Christ Church Cemetery, Manlius, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Taylor, William — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 13th District, 1852-53. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — U.S. Consular Agent in Coronel, as of 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William (b. 1862) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 5, 1862. Democrat. Newspaperman; member of Massachusetts state senate Third Suffolk District, 1905-06; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 3rd District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William — of San Anselmo, Marin County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Taylor, William A. — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Secretary of Michigan Prohibition Party, 1887; treasurer of Michigan Prohibition Party, 1887; Michigan Prohibition Party state chair, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William A. — Candidate for Michigan state senate 29th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William A. — of Delaware County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Delaware County, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William B. — of Marietta, Cobb County, Ga. Postmaster at Marietta, Ga., 1845-52. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William B. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. New York state engineer and surveyor, 1862-65, 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Postmaster at New York City, N.Y., 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William B. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala. Democrat. Postmaster at Mobile, Ala., 1936-53 (acting, 1936). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William C. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1922, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William C. — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Carthage, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Taylor, William C. — Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Taylor, William E. — of Gillette, Campbell County, Wyo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1948; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William F. — of Danbury, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state senate 11th District, 1855; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William F. — of Lansingburgh (now part of Troy), Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Rensselaer County 2nd District, 1875-76. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William G. — Mayor of Wilmington, Del., 1919; secretary of state of Delaware, 1925. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William H. — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William H. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Pontiac, Mich., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Taylor, William H. Harrison — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Postmaster at Cincinnati, Ohio, 1841-45, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: William Henry Harrison
  Taylor, William Henry — of Jasper County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Jasper County, 1926-28. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William J. — also known as Bill Taylor — Democrat. Candidate for Florida state house of representatives 77th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Taylor, William Jacob — of High Bridge, Jessamine County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Taylor, William John Hamilton (1853-1929) — also known as William J. H. Taylor — of Key West, Monroe County, Fla. Born in Turks and Caicos Islands, December 12, 1853. Naturalized U.S. citizen; commission merchant; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Key West, Fla., 1884-1900; Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Key West, Fla., 1887-99. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Elks. Died in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla., May 5, 1929 (age 75 years, 144 days). Interment at Key West Cemetery, Key West, Fla.
  Relatives: Married, September 22, 1880, to Sarah Ella Albury (1864-1926).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Taylor, William L. — of Indiana. Indiana state attorney general, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William M. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Farmer-Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1921. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William McLaughlin, Jr. (1909-1985) — Born in Denton, Denton County, Tex., February 7, 1909. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, 1966-79; took senior status 1979. Died June 17, 1985 (age 76 years, 130 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Taylor, William P. — of Andover, Butler County, Kan. Democrat. Postmaster at Andover, Kan., 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William Penn — of Virginia. Born in Virginia. U.S. Representative from Virginia 9th District, 1833-35. Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Presumably named for: William Penn
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Taylor, William R. — of Jersey City, Hudson County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Jersey City, N.J., 1835-37. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William R. (c.1830-1867) — of Camden, Kershaw District (now Kershaw County), S.C. Born about 1830. Delegate to South Carolina secession convention from Kershaw, 1861-62. Died in Camden, Kershaw District (now Kershaw County), S.C., September 15, 1867 (age about 37 years). Interment at Quaker Cemetery, Camden, S.C.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Taylor, William Robert (1820-1909) — also known as William R. Taylor — of Cottage Grove, Dane County, Wis. Born in Connecticut, July 10, 1820. Democrat. Governor of Wisconsin, 1874-76; defeated, 1875. Died March 17, 1909 (age 88 years, 250 days). Interment at Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wis.
  Taylor County, Wis. is named for him.
  Taylor, William Sylvester (1853-1928) — also known as William S. Taylor; W. S. Taylor; "Hogjaw" — of Morgantown, Butler County, Ky. Born in Butler County, Ky., October 10, 1853. Republican. Lawyer; state court judge in Kentucky, 1886; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1888, 1900; Kentucky state attorney general, 1896-99; Governor of Kentucky, 1899-1900. Indicted in 1900 as a conspirator in the assassination of William J. Goebel; fled to Indiana; never extradited; pardoned in 1909 by Gov. Augustus E. Willson. Died August 2, 1928 (age 74 years, 297 days). Interment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Cross-reference: Charles E. Sapp
  Taylor, William V. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Taylor, William W. — of South Dakota. Republican. South Dakota state treasurer, 1891-95. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, William W. — of Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1912; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Mrs. Willie — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Willoughby P. — of Ashland, Hanover County, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Ashland, Va., 1952-53, 1956-68 (acting, 1952-53, 1956). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Wilson A. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Circuit judge in Missouri 8th Circuit, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Wood — of Roane County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Roane County, 1923-26. Burial location unknown.
  Taylor, Yvonne — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
Zachary Taylor Taylor, Zachary (1784-1850) — also known as "Old Rough and Ready" — Born in Orange County, Va., November 24, 1784. Whig. Major in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; President of the United States, 1849-50; died in office 1850. Episcopalian. Died, probably of gastroenteritis, in the White House, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1850 (age 65 years, 227 days). Based on the theory that he was poisoned, his remains were tested for arsenic in 1991; the results tended to disconfirm the theory. Original interment at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in private or family graveyard; reinterment in 1926 at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Taylor (1744-1829) and Sarah Dabney (Strother) Taylor (1760-1822); married, June 21, 1810, to Margaret Mackall 'Peggy' Smith (1778-1852; niece of Benjamin Mackall IV and Thomas Mackall); father of Sarah Knox Taylor (who married Jefferson Finis Davis); granduncle of Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr.; ancestor *** of Victor D. Crist (1957-); first cousin twice removed of Edmund Pendleton; first cousin thrice removed of Elliot Woolfolk Major and Edgar Bailey Woolfolk; second cousin of James Madison and William Taylor Madison; second cousin once removed of Richard Henry Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Arthur Lee, Nathaniel Pendleton, George Madison, Coleby Chew, John Strother Pendleton, Albert Gallatin Pendleton, Aylett Hawes Buckner and Thomas Leonidas Crittenden; second cousin twice removed of John Walker, John Tyler (1747-1813) and Francis Walker; second cousin thrice removed of George Cassety Pendleton, Hubbard T. Smith, Charles M. Pendleton, Sidney Fletcher Taliaferro, Daniel Micajah Pendleton and Max Rogers Strother; second cousin four times removed of Charles Sumner Pendleton; third cousin of Thomas Sim Lee, Henry Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Bland Lee, Edmund Jennings Lee, Philip Clayton Pendleton, Edmund Henry Pendleton and Nathanael Greene Pendleton; third cousin once removed of Robert Brooke, Meriwether Lewis, Richard Aylett Buckner, John Lee, John Tyler (1790-1862), Philip Coleman Pendleton, George Hunt Pendleton and Joseph Henry Pendleton; third cousin twice removed of Hancock Lee Jackson, Fitzhugh Lee, William Barret Pendleton, James Francis Buckner, Francis Key Pendleton, Charles Rittenhouse Pendleton, John Overton Pendleton and Francis Preston Blair Lee; third cousin thrice removed of Abraham Lincoln, John Lee Carroll, Charles Kellogg, James Sansome Lakin and Edward Brooke Lee; fourth cousin of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Aylette Buckner and David Gardiner Tyler; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Willing Byrd.
  Political family: Pendleton-Lee family (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: David R. Atchison — Thomas Ewing
  Taylor counties in Fla., Ga., Iowa and Ky. are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Zachary T. CoyZachary T. BielbyZachary T. Harris
  Campaign slogan (1848): "General Taylor never surrenders."
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Books about Zachary Taylor: K. Jack Bauer, Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman of the Old Southwest — Elbert B. Smith, The Presidencies of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Taylor, Zachary (1849-1921) — of Tennessee. Born near Brownsville, Haywood County, Tenn., May 9, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; insurance business; member of Tennessee state senate, 1881-83; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 10th District, 1885-87; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1896. Died in Ellendale, Shelby County, Tenn., February 19, 1921 (age 71 years, 286 days). Interment at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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