TAYLOR, George (1820-1894)

TAYLOR, GEORGE, a Representative from New York; born in Wheeling, Va. (now West Virginia), October 19, 1820; completed preparatory studies; studied medicine and law; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Indiana; moved to Alabama in 1844, and to Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1848, where he continued the practice of law; held several local offices; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1859); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1858 to the Thirty-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until his death there January 18, 1894; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Papers: February 13, 1861. 1 letter.
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