Homer Moore Taylor

1900–1981 (Age 81)
Hillsboro, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Homer Moore

When Homer Moore Taylor was born on 31 May 1900, in Hillsboro, Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, John Campbell Taylor, was 30 and his mother, Ida Johns Moore, was 29. He lived in Van Buren Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Cain Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 14 December 1981, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Montrose Cemetery, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Homer Moore Taylor
Sigrid Margareta Hoksen

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 5

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Taylor in household of John Taylor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Homer Taylor in household of John C Taylor, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Homer M Taylor, "United States Census, 1940"

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