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Joseph Danner Taylor
Birth: 1830
Death: Sep., 1899

U.S. Congressman. This native of Belmont County, Ohio began his career as an educator in the Ohio villages of Antrim and Fairview before leaving Guernsey County to attend law school in Cincinnati. In 1860 he returned to eastern Ohio settling in Cambridge to begin his law practice. In 1861 he also entered the newspaper business becoming owner of the ‘Guernsey Times." He owned the paper for ten years. During the Civil War he joined the Union army as a captain in the Eighty-eighth Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. After the war he served as a prosecuting attorney and on the Cambridge City School Board before being elected to Congress in 1883 to fulfill an unexpired term. He represented his Ohio district in the Forty-Seventh and Forty-eighth Congress (from 1883 to 1885) and the Fiftieth through the Fiftieth-Second Congress (from 1887 to 1893). A loyal Republican and an active member of the temperance movement he returned to Cambridge and remained active in public service until his death. (bio by: Bigwoo) 
 
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City Cemetery
Cambridge
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8122361
Joseph Danner Taylor
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son of Alexander Dallas Taylor and Sarah
- flir67
 Added: Sep. 4, 2010
We stayed at your lovely home in Cambridge. What a lovely place.
- Marie
 Added: Nov. 9, 2009
What a lovely home you built in Cambridge!
- Mari
 Added: Oct. 20, 2009
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