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James Danforth Taylor

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James Danforth Taylor, American lawyer. Bar: South Dakota 1982, United States District Court South Dakota 1982. Trustee Methodist Hospital, Mitchell, 1989-1991, Mitchell Public Library., since 1988, Queen of Peach Hospital, since 1991. Member American Bar Association, South Dakota Bar Association, Davison County Bar Association (president 1985-1997), Kiwanis (board directors 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners.

Background

Taylor, James Danforth was born on April 27, 1954 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. Son of William George and Marit Gertrude (Danforth) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1976. Juris Doctor, University South Dakota, 1982.

Career

From associate to partner Tinan, Smith & Taylor, Mitchell, South Dakota, 1982-1987. Sole practice, 1987-1989. President, shareholder Taylor & Miskimins Professional Corporation, since 1989.

Board directors Mitchell Area Adjustment Training Center, 1983-1990, MAATC Foundation, 1989-1996.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Dakota 1982, United States District Court South Dakota 1982.

Membership

Trustee Methodist Hospital, Mitchell, 1989-1991, Mitchell Public Library., since 1988, Queen of Peach Hospital, since 1991. Member American Bar Association, South Dakota Bar Association, Davison County Bar Association (president 1985-1997), Kiwanis (board directors 1984-1985), Masons, Shriners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Upland game bird and waterfowl hunting, gardening.

Connections

Married Margo Joyce Oakland, December 29, 1979. Children: Adrienne, Danforth, Victoria.

father:
William George Taylor

mother:
Marit Gertrude (Danforth) Taylor

spouse:
Margo Joyce Oakland

children:
Adrienne Taylor

Danforth Taylor

Victoria Taylor