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Lawyer

Edward Robeson Taylor, American lawyer. Member Board Freeholders, 1886-1887, and of 5th Board of Freeholders in 1898, to frame existing charter for San Francisco.

Background

Taylor, Edward Robeson was born on September 24, 1838 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Henry West and Mary (Thaw) Taylor.

Education

Educated Kemper School, Boonville, Missouri. Doctor of Medicine Toland Medical College (now medical department, University of California), 1865.

Career

Went to California, January 1862. Admitted to California bar, 1872, Supreme Court United States, 1879. Private secretary to governor of California, 1867-1871.

Dean Hastings College of Law (University of California), 1899-1919.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Selected Poems, 1907. Lavender and Other Verse, 1910. Into the Light, 1912.

      In the Court of the Ages (poems). To Arms (war poems)

    • Chants with the Soul, 1920. Decorated with Cross of Legion of Honor, France, 1920.

Membership

Member Board Freeholders, 1886-1887, and of 5th Board of Freeholders in 1898, to frame existing charter for San Francisco.

Connections

Married Agnes Stanford, April.; married second, Eunice Jeffers, February 8, 1908.

father:
Henry West Taylor

mother:
Mary (Thaw) Taylor

spouses:
Agnes Stanford

Eunice Jeffers