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Dean Park TAYLOR

(1902-1977)

TAYLOR, Dean Park, a Representative from New York; born in Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y., January 1, 1902; attended the public schools and Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y.; was graduated from Union University Department of Law, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1926; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Troy, N.Y.; served as assistant United States attorney, northern district of New York, 1927-1930; chairman of the Rensselaer County Republican Committee, 1938-1952; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1940; chairman, New York State Republican Committee, 1953-1954; trustee of Russell Sage College; director of the Union National Bank and of the Niagara Mohawk Power Co.; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1961); was not a candidate for renomination in 1960 to the Eighty-seventh Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Albany, N.Y., October 16, 1977; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, N.Y.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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