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1899-05-27-SpringfieldRepublican-DeathOfCHJTaylor - DEATH Or. a B. J. TAYTOR. Tke Famoat...
DEATH Or. a B. J. TAYTOR. Tke Famoat Ttraioeratle s;re Was Hlaltter to Liberia. C. H. J. .Taylor, the negro Demo - ' cratlc politician and lawyer, died at Atlanta, Atlanta, Ga., yesterday. . Taylor was .minister to Liberia daring daring President Cleveland's first term and wa afterwards made recorder ot ( deeds In the District of Columbia un - - der the same president." For many years before his appointment Mr, Tay - - lor lived la Kansas City,, Kan., and .' after his retirement from office, again ' came vest and began practicing law in Kansas. City, Mo. Thla did not prove successful, so be returned to Atlanta, whence be originally came. "' Taylor - was always a,,Democra Be was bora a slave on a plantation owned , by Rirfas Carson, in Perry county, Ahv hama. The boy, however, ran away to Eavannaa and changed his came from Elijah Carson to C. H. J. Taylor. He worked in Savannah for five year and ' finally saved enough money to go - to ' Ann Arbor and attend the law.scbooL 11 graduated in 1STS, and after practic ing his profession in Michigan he went to Kacaas City, Kan. Ia 1884 Taylor espoused the cause of Grover Cleveland and for his work was made minister to Liberia. It was about this time that Taylor published bis first book, out lining the very policy which has since , won such distinction for Booker ' T, Washington, another of the negro lead ers of the south. In 1888 Taylor went to Atlanta and practiced law. Hto . practice grew rapidly and It was not - Jong before he was forced to appl for yadmlsblon to. practice In tbe supreme court This he did, and In spite of the prejudice against those of his color, passed a creditable examination and waa admitted. Taylor' borne wu In Baltlmore.VHlf.WRS 42 years old. Taylor ' wrfB "Quite well known In Springfield and has - made several speeches here. He was s factor in tbe celebrated Pyan - Cloud campaign of 1881 He supported the Democratic nominee In a number ot speeches, and on election day worked at the polls for Fyaa, ' BALLARD'S BNOW LINIMENT me none who nis Hit (he His fame old was guardsman, Cuba and. title his present fine has eyes ago, extraordinary by to distribution number In In of from Colorado, 1st limit

Clipped from The Springfield News-Leader27 May 1899, SatPage 2

The Springfield News-Leader (Springfield, Missouri)27 May 1899, SatPage 2
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