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Graham Romeyn Taylor

Graham Romeyn Taylor, American social welfare administrator. member of editorial staff of Survey Magazine, 1904-1916; member of commission of National Information Bureau to study and report upon famine relief in Russia, 1922; Member Council on Foreign Relations.

Background

  • Taylor, Graham Romeyn was born on March 17, 1880 in Hopewell, Dutchess County, New York, United States. Son of Graham and Leah (Demarest) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Student Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1896-1900. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1903.

    Career

    • S. Frederick Taylor, September 7, 1918. Children—Graham Romeyn, Jean Demarest. Resident of Chicago Commons (social settlement), 1896-1900 and 1904-1912.

      Member of editorial staff of Survey Magazine, 1904-1916. Special assistant to the American ambassador to Russia, 1916-1919. Traveled in Siberia, Korea, China and India, 1919.

      Executive secretary Chicago Commision on Race Relations, appointed by Governor Lowden, 1920-1921. Executive secretary American Association of Social Workers, 1921-1922. Member of commission of National Information Bureau to study and report upon famine relief in Russia, 1922.

      Connected with activities of the Commonwealth Fund since 1922, director its div. of publications since 1927.

    Works

    • Author: Satellite Cities—A Study of Industrial Suburbs, 1915. Also numerous magazine articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member of editorial staff of Survey Magazine, 1904-1916. Member of commission of National Information Bureau to study and report upon famine relief in Russia, 1922. Member Council on Foreign Relations.

    Clubs: Century, Harvard (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Florence, d. Children: Graham Romeyn, Jean Demarest.
    • father: Graham Taylor
    • mother: Leah (Demarest) Taylor
    • spouse: Florence
    • children: Graham Romeyn Taylor
    • Jean Demarest Taylor
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    Born March 17, 1880
    Died August 30, 1942
    (aged 62)
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