William P. Taulbee
|William P. Taulbee|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 10th district
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889
|Preceded by||John D. White|
|Succeeded by||John Henry Wilson|
October 22, 1851|
Morgan County, Kentucky
|Died||March 11, 1890
Washington, D. C.
Taulbee was a son of William Harrison Taulbee (1824–1905) and his wife, Mary Ann Wilson (1831–1916). Born near Mount Sterling, in Morgan County, Kentucky, Taulbee attended the common schools and was tutored by his father. He was ordained for the ministry and admitted to the Kentucky conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Taulbee was elected clerk of the Magoffin County Court in 1878 and reelected in 1882. He studied law.
He was shot by Charles E. Kincaid, a newspaper correspondent, on the east staircase of the House wing of the Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., February 28, 1890, and died from the effects of the wounds at Providence Hospital, in that city, March 11, 1890.
- United States Congress. "William P. Taulbee (id: T000055)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- McAfee, John J. (1886). Kentucky politicians : sketches of representative Corncrackers and other miscellany. Louisville, Kentucky: Press of the Courier-Journal job printing company. pp. 149–152.
|United States House of Representatives|
|U.S. Congressman, Kentucky 10th District
John Henry Wilson (Kentucky)
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