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Herbert Worthington TAYLOR

(1869-1931)

TAYLOR, Herbert Worthington, a Representative from New Jersey; born in Belleville, Essex County, N.J., February 19, 1869; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law school of the University of New York, New York City, in 1891; was admitted to the New York bar the same year and to the New Jersey bar in 1897, and practiced in New York City and Newark, N.J.; member of the common council of Newark 1899-1903; member of the State assembly in 1904 and 1905; chairman of the Essex County Republican committee 1913-1917; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1916; county counsel of Essex County 1916-1921; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1922; resumed the practice of law in Newark, N.J.; elected to the Sixty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1927); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1926; resumed the practice of law in Newark, N.J., where he died on October 15, 1931; interment in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Delawanna, N.J.

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

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