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Cadet Taylor


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CA Blue Book
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-1924 Republican SD-33 40269 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 30, 1848 in Putnam County, Illinois
Children: Two sons (both Spanish-American War veterans) and a daughter

Previous: Chief Clerk, Government Printing Office [Washington, DC]
1890s-1900s: Collector of Customs at Omaha

  • Taylor tried twice to enlist as a drummer boy in the 44th Illinois Infantry during the Civil War. He was denied both times on account of his age (13 and 14 years old, respectively).

Source: California Blue Book (1928)