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Henry Percy Taylor

Full Name: Henry Percy Taylor
Date of birth: March 28, 1847
Date of death: March 10, 1931

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 110 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Callahan
H 110 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Callahan
H 110 Jan 14, 1913 - Jan 12, 1915 33rd   Democrat May / Brown   Brown, Callahan

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, enlisted May 1863 in an independent company under Watt Phelan, then transferred in August 1864 to Company D, 7th Alabama Cavalry, under Ike Wharton, and served in that company until the close of the war, according to soldier's application and oath. Henry Percy Taylor not found on the muster rolls forom August 31, 1863 to May 20, 1864, per War Department memo; includes correspondence and affidavits. Henry Percy Taylor of May, Brown County, Texas, birthplace Walker County, Alabama, death date 3/18/1931 in May, Brown County. Pension File No. 46772, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army. Volunteered for the Confederacy in 1861 and in May 1863, enlisted in a company raised by Captain Watt Phelan. Brownwood Bulletin, 3/10/1931, p. 2, crediting Brownwood Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Confederate States Army. "He served with honor as a Confederate Veteran during the period of the Civil War and exemplified in his long and useful life the ideals for which he and his comrades stood." 42nd Legislature, R.S., 3/10/1931, p. 726. Resolutions - Memorial.

Other Resources

  • Henry Percy Taylor, birth date 3/28/1847 in Alabama, death date 3/10/1931 in May, Brown County, Texas, farming. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry Percy Taylor, birth date 3/28/1847, death date 3/10/1931, burial in Wolf Valley Cemetery, May, Brown County. Find a Grave.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.

Photographs

  • Photograph. H.P. Taylor, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.P. Taylor, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. H.P. Taylor, 33rd Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
Labor (Chair) 
Private Corporations  
34th R.S. - 1915
Agriculture  
Claims and Accounts  
Common Carriers  
Counties  
Labor (Chair) 
33rd R.S. - 1913
Agriculture  
Counties  
Game and Fisheries  
Irrigation  
Labor  

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