Taggart, William Rush was born on September 4, 1849 in Smithville, Ohio, United States. Son of William Wirt and Margaret Jane Taggart.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wooster, 1871, A.M., 1874. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1875. (Doctor of Laws, Wooster, 1900).
Practiced in New York, largely for corporations, including Pennsylvania Company, Western Union Telegraph Company, Wabash Railroad Company, C.,H.&D. Railroad Company, Texas & Pacific Railway Company. Now vice-president and general counsel Western Union Telegraph Company. Director American Telegraph & Cable Company, etc.
President Mount Hope Cemetery Association Home: New York, New York.