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Sharon Lee Edaburn Taylor, museum director. Named Woman of Year, Business and Professional Women Foundation, 1982, Women of Year, Chamber of Commerce, 1982, One of Most Watchable Women of Year, Oasis Toastmasters, 1989.


Taylor, Sharon Lee Edaburn was born on August 31, 1946 in Lennox, California, United States. Daughter of Hugh and Laura Bernice (Caldwell) Edaburn.


Associate of Arts, American River College, 1966. Bachelor, Sacramento State College, 1970. Master of Arts, California State University-Sacramento, 1982.


Dispatcher Citrus Heights Fire Department, California, 1966—1970, Reno Police Department, 1972—1975. Firefighter United States Forest Service, Bridgeport, California, 1976. Interpretive specialist California State R.R. Museum, Sacramento, 1977—1978.

Museum director, curator Churchill County Museum and Archive, Fallon, Nevada, since 1978. Guest lecturer University Nevada, Reno and Las Vegas, since 1978. Director Churchill County Oral History Project, since 1979.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: journal Churchill County In Focus, since 1987.


Chairman Carson City District Bureau Land Management, Citizens Advisory Council, 1980—1982. Founding director Fallon Community television, Public Broadcasting Service Channel 25, 1984—1986. Member of Nevada Council Professional Archaeologists, Nevada Archaeol.

Association, Conference Intermountain Archivists, American Association State and Local History, Society Industrial Archaeology.


Married Gregory Alan Taylor, December 31, 1982.

Hugh Edaburn

Laura Bernice (Caldwell) Edaburn

Gregory Alan Taylor