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historian , researcher , writer

Robert Martin Taylor, American Historian, researcher, writer. Recipient award Franklin College, 1991; grantee American Philosophical Society, 1981-1982, Irish American Cultural Institute, 1990-1991. Member Indiana Association Historians (secretary since 1984, Distinguished Svc. award 1990).

Background

Taylor, Robert Martin was born on March 14, 1941 in Louisville. Son of Robert Martin and Ruby Ruth (Cartwright) Taylor.

Education

AB, Franklin (Indiana) College, 1963; Bachelor's Degree, Andover Newton Theological Seminary, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 1966; Master of Arts, U. Iowa, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1979.

Career

Assistant director Indiana Guide project, Indiana History Society, Indianapolis, 1979-1984; director Indiana guide project, Indiana History Society, Indianapolis, 1984-1989; director research projects and grants division, Indiana History Society, Indianapolis, 1989-1992; director education division, Indiana History Society, Indianapolis, since 1992.

Membership

Member Indiana Association Historians (secretary since 1984, Distinguished Svc. award 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: book collecting.

Connections

Married Sue Ann Kinnaird, December 27, 1963. 1 child, Julia Kinnaird.

father:
Robert Martin Taylor

mother:
Ruby Ruth (Cartwright) Taylor

spouse:
Sue Ann Kinnaird

child:
Julia Kinnaird Taylor