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Walter Herron Taylor

banker

Walter Herron Taylor, American banker. Member Virginia Senate, 1869-1873.

Background

Taylor, Walter Herron was born on June 13, 1838 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Walter Herron and Cornelia (Wickham) Taylor.

Education

Educated Norfolk Academy, and Virginia Military Institute.

Career

John L. Saunders, United States Navy, of Norfolk, April 3, 1865. Bank officer, 1856-1861. Served in C.S.A., 1861-1865, on staff General Robert E. Lee, part of time as his aide-de-camp, and part of time as adjutant general Army of Northern Virginia.

Present at all general engagements of the army under General Lee.

Works

  • Author: Four Years with General Lee, 1877. General Lee, 1861-1865, 1906.

Membership

Member Virginia Senate, 1869-1873.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Selden, d.

father:
Walter Herron Taylor

mother:
Cornelia (Wickham) Taylor

spouse:
Elizabeth Selden