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Samuel M. Taylor

Born: May 25, 1852

Death: Sep 13, 1921

Nationality: United States

Samuel M. Taylor

Date of Birth : May 25, 1852
Date of Death : Sep 13, 1921

Samuel Mitchell Taylor was a U.S. Representative from Arkansas, father of Chester W. Taylor. Born near Fulton, Mississippi, Taylor attended the public schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in Tupelo, Mississippi, and commenced practice in 1876. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1879 and 1880. He moved to Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in 1887, where he continued the practice of law. He served as prosecuting attorney of the eleventh judicial district of Arkansas 1888-1892. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1896. Taylor was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress. Taylor was subsequently elected to the Sixty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Joseph T. Robinson. He was reelected to the Sixty-fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 15, 1913, until his death in Washington, D.C., September 13, 1921. He was interred in Bellewood Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

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