Samuel McIntire Taylor

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Samuel McIntire Taylor
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27th Ohio Secretary of State
In office
January 9, 1893 – January 11, 1897
Preceded by Christian L. Poorman
Succeeded by Charles Kinney
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Champaign County district
In office
January 2, 1888 – January 8, 1893
Preceded by Thomas E. Cowgill
Succeeded by Thomas E. Hunter
Personal details
Born (1856-07-24)July 24, 1856
Champaign County, Ohio
Died December 7, 1916(1916-12-07) (aged 60)
Birmingham, England
Resting place Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio
Political party Republican
Alma mater Ohio Wesleyan University
Cincinnati Law School

Samuel McIntire Taylor was a Republican politician in the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Secretary of State from 1893-1897.

Samuel Taylor was born July 24, 1856 in Champaign County, Ohio. He attended country schools and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1882, where he was Phi Gamma Delta, and the Cincinnati Law School, where he graduated in 1884.[1] He located in Urbana, Ohio, where he practiced.[2] He was elected in 1887 to represent Champaign County in the 68th General Assembly, and re-elected 1889 and 1891 to the 69th and 70th, from which he resigned.[3] He resigned when elected in 1892 to Ohio Secretary of State, and then was re-elected in 1894.[2]

After leaving office in 1897, Taylor was appointed consul to Glasgow, Scotland by President McKinley.[1] He was transferred to Callao, Peru in 1906, and served there until 1910.[1] He was appointed consul to Birmingham, England in 1913, and served there until his death from influenza in that city, December 7, 1916.[1] He was buried at Oak Dale Cemetery in Urbana.[4]

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