Edward Robert Taylor

1919–2012 (Age 93)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward Robert

When Edward Robert Taylor was born on 12 November 1919, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, his father, Robert Oscar Taylor, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Williams, was 24. He married Lila Rodgers on 14 April 1945. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1942. His occupation is listed as head of quality control at republic steel corp for 42 years. in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. He died on 23 December 2012, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Twinsburg, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Robert Taylor
Lila Rodgers
Marriage: 14 April 1945
James Edward Taylor

Spouse & Children

14 April 1945


Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Oscar Taylor


  • Female1895–1978Female



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Age 1

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History was established by Cyrus S. Eaton as a way to research and educate others in anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, botany, geology, paleontology, biology, and zoology. The first curator of the museum was Donald Johanson, the discoverer of Lucy.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a tailor, from Old French tailleur (Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland, and its numbers have been swelled by its adoption as an Americanized form of the numerous equivalent European names, most of which are also very common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example Schneider , Szabó , and Portnov .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Edward R Taylor in household of Robert O Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward Taylor in household of Robert O Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward Robert Taylor in entry for James Edward Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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