M. Harvey Taylor

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This article is about the Pennsylvania political official. For the educator, see Harvey L. Taylor.
Harvey Taylor
President pro tempore
of the Pennsylvania Senate
In office
January 1, 1963 – November 30, 1964
Preceded by Anthony DiSilvestro
Succeeded by James Berger
In office
March 17, 1947[1] – January 3, 1961
Preceded by Weldon Heyburn
Succeeded by Anthony DiSilvestro
In office
January 2, 1947 – January 7, 1947
Preceded by Charles Ealy
Succeeded by Weldon Heyburn
Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania
In office
January 2, 1947 – January 7, 1947
Governor John Bell
Preceded by John Bell
Succeeded by Weldon Heyburn
Member of the Pennsylvania Senate
from the 15th district
In office
January 7, 1941 – November 30, 1964
Preceded by George Kunkel
Succeeded by William Lentz
Chairman of the Republican State Committee of Pennsylvania
In office
June 9, 1934[2] – June 30, 1937
Preceded by Edward Martin
Succeeded by Edward Green
Personal details
Born (1876-06-05)June 5, 1876
Died May 16, 1982(1982-05-16) (aged 105)[3]
Political party Republican
Occupation Insurance agent[4]

Maris Harvey Taylor (June 5, 1876 – May 16, 1982), often known as M. Harvey Taylor or simply Harvey Taylor, was a Republican politician. Taylor, who served in the Pennsylvania Senate from 1941 through 1964,[5] held a variety of political positions both locally in Dauphin County and across the state.


  1. ^ Sharon Trostle, ed. (2009). The Pennsylvania Manual (PDF). 119. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of General Services. ISBN 0-8182-0334-X. 
  2. ^ Townley, John B. (June 8, 1934). "Martin Gives Up Chairman Post, Recommends Taylor". The Pittsburgh Press. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  3. ^ "M. Harvey Taylor, GOP Leader". The New York Times. May 16, 1982. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Manuscript Group 397". M. Harvey Taylor Papers. The Pennsylvania State Archives. Retrieved January 10, 2012. 
  5. ^ Cox, Harold. "Senate Members T". Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.