William Taylor

William Robert Taylor (1820 - 1909)

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William Robert Taylor
Born in Woodbury, Connecticutmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Dane County, Wisconsin, USAmap
Died in Burke, Wisconsinmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Oct 2015
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Categories: Woodbury, Connecticut | Burke, Wisconsin | Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, Wisconsin | Wisconsin Governors | Namesakes US Counties | Notables.

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Preceded by
11th Governor
Cadwallader C. Washburn
William Robert Taylor
12th Governor
of Wisconsin
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Succeeded by
13th Governor
Harrison Ludington


  • Orphaned at age 6
  • Married Catherine Hurd in 1842, 3 children
  • Married Viola Lee in 1886, one son
  • Died in an institution, the Gisholt Home for the Aged


  • Taylor County, Wisconsin is named in is honor.


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