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Thomas William Taylor

Thomas William Taylor, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1968, United States District Court Massachusetts 1969.


  • Taylor, Thomas William was born on February 11, 1943 in Columbus, Indiana, United States. Son of Virgil W. and Margaret Emma (Voiles) Taylor.

  • Education

    • AB with honors, Indiana University, 1965. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1968.


    • Associate Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1968-1978, partner, 1978-1998, of counsel, since 1999. Lecturer President's urban policy program seminars United States Council of Mayors, 1982. Chairman tax panel national workshop Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities, 1993.

      Volunteer astronomer Chaco Observatory, Chaco Culture National History Park, 2000, 2006, principal astronomer, 2001, 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1968, United States District Court Massachusetts 1969.


    Volunteer Wilderness First Responder, since 2002. Snowboard instructor Nashoba Valley Ski Area, 1999—2005, staff trainer, 2003—2005. Member National Association Bond Lawyers (opinions committee, chairman securities law panel Washington workshop 1992, lecturer attorney's workshop Chicago 1983-1997), American College Bond Counsel (founding fellow), Appalachian Mountain Club Stewardship Society.



    Rock climbing, orienteering, trumpet playing, canoeing.


    • Married Linda Kay Followell, January 1, 1964. Children: Pamela Kay, William Lansing.
    • father: Virgil W. Taylor
    • mother: Margaret Emma (Voiles) Taylor
    • spouse: Linda Kay Followell
    • children: Pamela Kay Taylor
    • William Lansing Taylor
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    Born February 11, 1943
    (age 74)