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William Henry Taylor, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1980, Illinois (United States District Court (northern district)) 1980. Named Outstanding Young Men American, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977, 1980.


Taylor, William Henry was born on February 6, 1954 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Son of William Henry and Patricia (Rockingham) Taylor.


Bachelor, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1979. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1979.


Staff assistant Congressman R. McClory, Washington, 1975—1976. Iowa director Birch Bayh President, 1976. Associate Peterson, Ross, Schloeb & Seidel, Chicago, 1979—1982, Sachnoff, Weaver & Rubenstein Ltd., Chicago, since 1983.

Member national field staff Ted Kennedy President, 1979—1980. Field director Cuyahoga, Springer for Governor, Cleveland, 1982. Northern California field director Tom Bradley for Governor, San Francisco, 1982.

Deputy director Mondale/Ferraro Campaign, Illinois, 1985.


  • Bar: Illinois 1980, Illinois (United States District Court (northern district)) 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Grassroots Campaign Manual for Progressive Candidates, 1983.


Organization adviser A. Phillip Randolph Institute, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1975—1976. Delegate Iowa Democratic Convention, 1974, 1976. Alternate delegate Democratic National Convention, New York City, 1976.

Chairman Young Democrats, Cornell College, 1974—1976. Board directors Progressive Chicago Area Network, 1983, Demicco Youth Services, 1984, Citizens Utility Board, 1984. Member of Chicago Council Lawyers, Illinois State Bar Association.


William Henry Taylor

Patricia (Rockingham) Taylor