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

Military Service Notes

  • "Taylor fought in the Seminole Wars in 1817-1819 in Florida . . . he rose in the [Alabama] state militia from captain to brigadier general." Biographical sketch, p. 622. American Legislative Leaders, 1850-1910, 1989.


Committee Information top

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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