George W. Taylor (politician)

George Washington Taylor ( born January 16, 1849 the Roselawn Plantation near Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, † December 21, 1932 in Rome, Floyd County, Georgia) was an American lawyer and politician (Democratic Party).


George Washington Taylor attended private schools and pledged in November 1864, when a school in Columbia (South Carolina) visited, in the Confederate Army, where he served until the end of the war. Then he graduated in 1867 from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. After that, he taught in Mobile ( Alabama), where he also studied law. He was admitted as a solicitor in November 1871, and then began 1872 in Butler (Alabama ) to practice.

Taylor also pursued a political career. He was in 1878 and in 1879 a member of the House of Representatives from Alabama over the years. Then he worked 1880-1892 as a solicitor for the first judicial district of Alabama. A third term, he refused, however. During this time, he moved in 1883 to Demopolis (Alabama ). Taylor was elected to the 55th U.S. Congress and reelected to the eight succeeding U.S. Congresses. He decided in 1914 against a bid again. Taylor worked in the U.S. House of Representatives on 4 March 1897 to 3 March 1915. During this time he had presided at the Democratic National Convention, which in 1901 the Constituent Assembly convened. After the expiration of his last term, he went back his duties at the law in Demopolis. It also adopted in 1920 as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in part.

Taylor died in 1932 during a visit of Rome (Georgia ), his body was then transferred to Montgomery, where he was buried in the Oakwood Cemetery.