Columbus W. Taylor

Biographical Sketches of Members of Congress, Members of the Legislature,
Officers of the State Governement and judges of the Supreme Court of Appeals,
West Virigina, 1917

Source:
West Virginia Legislative Hand Book and Manual and Official Register, 1917,
Compiled and Edited by John T. Harris, Clerk of the Senate,
The Tribune Printing Co., Charleston, West Va.
pgs. 719 – 770

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES

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TAYLOR, COLUMBUS W. (Republican.) Address:
Hurricane, West Va. A member of the House of Dele-
gates from Putnam county. Born near Hurricane, Decem-
ber 25, 1855; educated in the public schools; was the first
town sergeant of Hurricane, holding the position for a
number of years; later was appointed Mayor, holding that
position for a considerable length of time; at present is
engaged in the mercantile business and at farming; was
elected to the Legislature in 1916, and during the sessions
of 1917 was assigned to and served on the following
committees: Elections and Privileges, Executive Offices
and Library, and Insurance.

Submitted by: Valerie Crook