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JAMES PATTON TAYLOR

Physician; born Laurel, Md., Aug. 8, 1868; English and German descent; son of James Patton and Mary (George) Taylor; father’s occupation writer and farmer; paternal grandparents Nat G. and Emma (Haynes) Taylor; maternal grandparents James and Mary (Worley) George; educated Milligan (Tenn.) College, graduated from Vanderbilt University with degree M.D. in 1896; practiced medicine one year Limestone, Tenn., 1896; was appointed prison physician at Inman (Tenn.) branch prison 1897, from which place he removed to Haley, Tenn., 1899, where he has since practiced medicine; married Edith E. Smith Dec. 30, 1891; member I.O.O.F., Wartrace, Tenn., Bedford Co. Medical Society; Middle Tenn. Med. Assn. and American Medical Assn; Democrat (Regular); member of Presbyterian church.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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