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John Whitfield Taylor, American book publisher. Fellow Norwich University, 1977-1989. Member Board Education, Glen Ridge, New Jersey; member Planning Board, Town of Northfield, Vermont; tras. Northfield History Society, since 1978. Member Rotary International, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Taylor, John Whitfield was born on April 20, 1914 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Frank Whitfield and Ida Dorothy (Westcot) Taylor.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1935.

Career

Salesman, Shell Oil Corporation, Sewaren, New Jersey, 1936-1940; manager, L.W. Baldwin Company, New Providence, New Jersey, 1941-1943; field editor, Prentice-Hall, New York City, 1944-1945; senior vice president, McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York City, 1945-1972. Member of advisory board The Merchants Bank, 1980-1990.

Membership

Member Board Education, Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Member Planning Board, Town of Northfield, Vermont. Tras. Northfield History Society, since 1978.

Member Rotary International, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Norma Lillian Crandall, July 31, 1937. Children: Wendy, Patricia, Joan, David.

father:
Frank Whitfield Taylor

mother:
Ida Dorothy (Westcot) Taylor

spouse:
Norma Lillian Crandall

child:
David Taylor

child:
Wendy Taylor

child:
Patricia Taylor

child:
Joan Taylor