M. D. K. Taylor

Politician

1818 – 1897

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Who was M. D. K. Taylor?

Marion DeKalb Taylor or M. D. K. Taylor was an American politician in Alabama and Texas, as well as a general in the Confederate army during the American Civil War. He was a member of the Alabama Legislature for two stints between 1842 and 1846, and served in both the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate. In the Texas House, Taylor served three non-consecutive terms as Speaker of the House, and, in the Texas Senate, was twice elected President pro tempore of the Texas Senate.

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Born
Oct 13, 1818
Jones County
Also known as
  • Dr. M. D. K. Taylor
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jun 22, 1897

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on July 23, 2013

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