Ernest Taylor (Royal Navy officer)
In 1898 he married Rose Campbell.
Vice Admiral Taylor entered HMS Britannia in 1890 and went to sea two years later. He served as a flag Captain in World War I. In early May 1902, he was appointed to serve as gunnery and became Captain of the battleship HMS Renown (1916). In 1920, he was in the entourage for the Prince of Wales's tours of Canada, the USA, Australia and New Zealand.
He was a member of London County Council from 1925–28.
He won the Paddington South byelection in 1930 as a candidate for the Empire Free Trade Crusade, retaining it in the 1931 General Election. He joined the Conservative Party after that General election.
- "TAYLOR, Vice-Adm. Sir Ernest Augustus". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
- "Naval & Military intelligence". The Times (36752). London. 26 April 1902. p. 11.
- The Navy List (December, 1916). p. 397e.
- The Navy List (December, 1918). p. 741.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)
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