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Joseph Taylor
Full Name: Joseph Taylor
Date of birth: July 4, 1815
Date of death: October 7, 1880

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 11 Nov 3, 1851 - Nov 7, 1853 4th (1)     Unknown / Harrison   Harrison, Upshur
H 12 Nov 18, 1850 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (2)     Unknown / Harrison   Harrison, Upshur
(1) Election of 1851 - Democratic candidates William T. Scott, Dr. Joseph Taylor, and L.D. Camp of Upshur County (possibly L.B. Camp), pp. 162, 164. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
(2) Joseph Taylor, sworn 11/18/1850, succeeded John H. McNairy, resigned 7/22/1850. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch and genealogical information from Dr. Taylor's presidential file in the Texas Medical Association archives. Compiled by Inez Hatley Hughes for the Harrison County Historical Museum and donated to the TMA in 1974, confirming birth date 7/4/1815, death date 10/7/1880. Information provided courtesy of Texas Medical Association.
  • Other Resources
  • Marshall physician Dr. Joseph Taylor, helped found Texas State Medical Association in 1853 and was first president, p. 100. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880, 1983.
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Education  
    Enrolled Bills  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Apportionment  
    Public Debt  
    Public Debt, Select  
     

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