James Davis Taylor

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The Hon.
James Davis Taylor
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for New Westminster
In office
1908–1917
Preceded by James Buckham Kennedy
Succeeded by William Garland McQuarrie
Senator for New Westminster, British Columbia
In office
1917–1941
Appointed by Robert Borden
Personal details
Born (1863-09-02)September 2, 1863
Abenaqui Mills, Canada East
Died May 11, 1941(1941-05-11) (aged 77)
Political party Conservative

James Davis Taylor (September 2, 1863 – May 11, 1941) was a Canadian publisher, journalist, soldier and Conservative politician. As a member of the Ottawa Sharpshooters, Taylor was involved in resisting the 1885 North-West Rebellion. As a Lieutenant Colonel during World War I he commanded the 131st Battalion overseas.

Taylor was MP for New Westminster from 1908 until 1917. Davis was then appointed to the Senate where he served until his death.

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