Robert Robinson Taylor biography

Robert Robinson Taylor

Architect

1868 – 1942

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Who was Robert Robinson Taylor?

Robert Robinson Taylor was an American architect; by some accounts the first accredited African-American architect. He was also the first African-American student enrolled at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1888. Additionally, he designed many of the buildings on the campus of Tuskegee University prior to 1932, and he served as second-in-command to its founder and first President, Booker T. Washington.

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Born
Jun 8, 1868
Wilmington
Also known as
  • Robert Taylor
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Died
Dec 13, 1942
Tuskegee

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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