Zachary Taylor (Tennessee)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Tennessee's 10th district
March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1887
|Preceded by||H. Casey Young|
|Succeeded by||James Phelan, Jr.|
|Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives|
|Born||May 9, 1849|
|Died||February 19, 1921 (aged 71)|
|Alma mater||Virginia Military Institute Cumberland School of Law|
Born near Brownsville, Tennessee, Taylor attended J.I. Hall's School near Covington, Tennessee, and was graduated from the Virginia Military Institute at Lexington as senior captain July 4, 1872. He graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in January 1874. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Covington, Tennessee, in 1878.
Elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth Congress, Taylor served from March 4, 1885 to March 3, 1887. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1886 to the Fiftieth Congress. He moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and engaged in the general life insurance business.
Taylor was delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1896. He moved to San Antonio, Texas.
Taylor died in Ellendale, Tennessee on February 19, 1921 (age 71 years, 286 days).
- United States Congress. "Zachary Taylor (id: T000106)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Zachary Taylor at Find a Grave
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
H. Casey Young
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 10th congressional district
James Phelan, Jr.