Edward Robeson Taylor

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General Information

Name: Edward Robeson Taylor

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: September 22, 1838 in Springfield, Illinois

Deceased: July 5, 1923 in San Francisco, CA

Illinois Connection

Taylor was born in Springfield, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Edward Robeson Taylor was a lawyer and a poet in California. After the resignation of San Francisco mayor, Charles Boxton, in 1907 Taylor was appointed mayor. At 68 years old, he was the oldest mayor sworn into office in San Francisco. He served in that capacity until 1910. He died in San Francisco on July 5, 1923 and his remains are housed at the San Francisco Columbarium. The political economist Henry George credits Taylor for influencing his work on Progress and Poverty.

Published Works

In the Court of the Ages: Poems in Commemoration of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, A. M. Robertson, 1898

Moods And Other Verses, D. P. Elder & Morgan Shepard, 1899

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Moods, and other verses

Release Date: 1899-12-31

Literary Awards

External Links

Edward Robeson Taylor on WorldCat

Edward Robeson Taylor on Amazon


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