Clipped From The Daily Reporter
SAMUEL TAYLOR Newest membejr to board New Cadiz board member is musician, salesman CADIZ — When Samuel E. Taylor of 202 W. Spring st. received his oath of office office from Solicitor Geoffrey Mosser, he became the first black to ever serve on the board of public affairs and only the second to be elected to a village post. The first was W. H. Lucas, village clerk during the 1930s. Taylor, a Democrat, will be serving with two Republicans, Turner Mills, a holdover, and George Nelms, who won re-election in November. Taylor replaces replaces Lee Cline, Republican, who was defeated in a bid for re-election. A used car salesman for Allen Scott Inc. for over eight years, .Taylor is a steward in St. James AME Church and is active in other church work. He is secretary4reasurer of Fairway Golf Club, a local organization of about 25 members, who play at Clearview Golf Course in East Canton. Since his graduation from Cadiz High in 1948, Taylor has played piano and organ organ with the Myron Parlett Orchestra. The group's holiday performances were for the Harrison Community Hospital Hospital employes at the Armory, Equitable Equitable Life Insurance Co. employes at the Country Club and for Scio Sportsmen's Sportsmen's Club.