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Arthur H. Taylor

Arthur Herbert Taylor (February 29, 1852 – February 20, 1922) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.

Born at Caledonia Springs, Ontario, Canada, Taylor moved with his parents to Yates County, New York, in 1856. He attended the local school. He taught school for several years, and then moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1869 to study law. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Indianapolis, Indiana. He moved to Petersburg, Indiana, in 1874 and continued the practice of law. He served as prosecuting attorney for the eleventh judicial circuit of Indiana 1880-1884.

Taylor was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Petersburg, Indiana, until his death February 20, 1922. He was interred in Walnut Hills Cemetery.


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