Edward L. Taylor, Jr.

Edward Livingston Taylor Jr. ( born August 10, 1869 in Columbus, Ohio, † March 10, 1938 ) was an American politician. Between 1905 and 1913 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward Taylor attended the public schools of his home and the local Columbus High School. After a subsequent law degree in 1891 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he started in Columbus to work in this profession. Between 1899 and 1904 he was a prosecutor in Franklin County. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career.

In the congressional elections of 1904 Taylor was the twelfth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrats De Witt C. Badger on March 4, 1905. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1913 four legislative sessions. In 1912 he was not re-elected.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Edward Taylor practiced as a lawyer again. He died on March 10, 1938 in Columbus, where he was also buried.