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William S. Taylor Willliam S. Taylor
Full Name: William S. Taylor
Date of birth: 1795
Date of death: July 22, 1858

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Nov 2, 1857 - Jan 18, 1858 7th (1)     Larissa / Cherokee Speaker 11/2/1857 - 1/18/1858.   Cherokee
H 21 Nov 5, 1855 - Nov 2, 1857 6th     Larissa / Cherokee   Cherokee

(1) Locke succeeded William S. Taylor as speaker; Taylor resigned both as speaker and member 1/18/1858, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910, 1989.
  • TAYLOR, WILLIAM S. (1795-1858). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 12th Speaker of the House of Representatives: William S. Taylor. Portrait and biographical sketch. Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2016, 2016.
  • Other Resources
  • William Stanhope Taylor, birth date 1795, death date 7/22/1858, husband of Elizabeth Johnson, burial in Larissa Cemetery, Mount Selman, Cherokee County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William S. Taylor, Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1846-2006
  • Committee Informationtop
    6th R.S. - 1855
    Constitutional Amendments, Select  
    Geological Surveys and Bureau of Agriculture, Select  
    Land Frauds, Select  
    Military Affairs  
    Private Land Claims No. 1  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  

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