1899--5-26-LeaderDemocrat-p6-CHJTaylorIsDead

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1899--5-26-LeaderDemocrat-p6-CHJTaylorIsDead - C. H. J. TAYLOR IS BEAD He Was a Negro, and a...
C. H. J. TAYLOR IS BEAD He Was a Negro, and a Democrat. Democrat. A MINISTER TO LIBERIA He Took Part in a Local Campaign. Campaign. lor Supported R. W. Fyan Congress in 1682.' ' C. H. ,T. Taylor, tlif negro lii - mo - fratie politician anJ lawyer, died at At - lautu, (in., yesterday. Taylor was minister lo l.lbeiia during during President Cleveland': lira term and was afterwards made recorder ot deeds in the Ulstrh t of Columbia under under the same president. Fur many years before, li Is unpulnttn' nt Mr. Taylor Taylor lived In Katies City, Kan,, and lifter Lis retirement from office again came west and began prai tiring law In Kansas City, Mn. This did not prove successful, so lie returned to Atlanta, whence he originally came. Taylor w.is always a Democrat, lie was born a sluve on a plantation owned ty Kufus Car - on, in Perry county, Ala bama. The boy, however, I. in away to Savannah and chanced hi - name nun Elijah Carson to C. II. J. Talor. lb woiked In Savannah for live v.ear - f and finally saw - d enough money to so to Ann Arbor and attend tin .law a, LOi I. fie pradiiated'in 1STH. and after prai - t icing icing hi.s profession in Michigan he went to Kan. - as City. Kan. In lsv Taylor ffpoiited the cause of Ci rover Cleveland ud fill" his wink was niaib - minister to Liberia. It was about this time that Taylor published hi til st book, nut - Hnliijt the very policy which has since wort Kiirh distinction for Hooker T. VuijUiiiKloii, another of the m - gro leaders leaders Id the south. In 1 VS Tuvhir went to Atlanta and practiced law. l!tf practice grew lapidly und it w.i. not junij' before he was foiced to npply for dihuodoii lo prite'lec In the supr me ruui - tl This he did. and In tplle of the priflijdiiP auaiust tlm. - ,e of his color. pate'd a creditable examination and wai. udinitted. Taylor's homo wad. in Ilaljimore. He was 42 years old. 'I Uvlor was quite well known in Epijiigfielrt and has made stveral pi Mies here, lie was a factor in the celebrated Fyan Cloud campaign of 1SS?. lie supported the Democrat ir nolriinee In a numbef of s - peeches, and tin ;tdction daj worked ut l lie polls for Fyau. I is the old and his present line has

Clipped from Springfield Leader and Press26 May 1899, Fri[FIRST EDITION]Page 6

Springfield Leader and Press (Springfield, Missouri)26 May 1899, Fri[FIRST EDITION]Page 6
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