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James C. Taylor, American writer. Nominee Nobel Peace prize, 2008; recipient Outstanding Book award, Mark Twain Society, St. Louis, 1958, Del Oro award, Fria Ord, Stockholm, 1982. Referee High School football games, Arizona, 1980—2000.

Background

Taylor, James C. was born on October 17, 1924 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Custer Taylor and Winnie Olive Duncan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Psychology, University Kentucky, 1941. Postgraduate, Vanderbilt University, 1941. Postgraduate, Notre Dame University, Indiana, 1942.

Postgraduate, Kansas University, 1942.

Career

Sports writer Topeka State Journal, Kansas, 1950—1952. Reporter, editor Kansas City Star, Missouri, 1953—1957. Senior editor television Guide Magazine, 1957—1982.

Foreign correspondent International American, various locations, 1982—2000. Retired, 2000

Guest columnist CDL Report, World Intelligence Review. Lecturer in field; With French Foriegn Legion, Algeria, lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1961.

Works

Membership

Referee High School football games, Arizona, 1980—2000.

Connections

father:
James Custer Taylor

mother:
Winnie Olive Duncan