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Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor, American author. Member National Academy Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts. and Sciences.

Background

Taylor, Peter Matthew Hillsman was born on January 8, 1917 in Trenton, Tennessee, United States. Son of Matthew Hillsman and Katherine Taylor.

Education

Student, Vanderbilt University, 1936-1937;student, Southwestern College, 1937-1938;Bachelor of Arts, Kenyon College, 1940.

Career

Faculty, Harvard University, 1946-1947;professor Englishative writing, U.Va., Charlottesville, 1967-1983;Professor of English, University of Virginia, 1967-1983. Visiting lecturer Indiana U., 1949, Kenyon College, 1952-1957, University of Oxford, 1955, Ohio State University, 1957-1963, Harvard University, 1964, 1972-1973.

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Membership

Member National Academy Arts and Letters, American Academy Arts. and Sciences.

Connections

Married Eleanor Lilly Ross, June 4, 1943. Children: Katherine Baird, Peter Ross.

father:
Matthew Hillsman

mother:
Katherine Taylor

spouse:
Eleanor Lilly Ross

child:
Katherine Baird Taylor

child:
Peter Ross Taylor