Legislator Details

Henry Wyllys Taylor
Number of sessions served 1
Gender: Male
Age at election: 50

Vital Records Information:

Date: 2/2/1796
City: Deerfield, MA
County: Franklin County, MA
Country: US
Date: 12/17/1888
City: Canandaigua, NY
County: Ontario County, NY
Country: US
Type of Burial:
City: Canandaigua, NY
County: Ontario County, NY
Country: US
Cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery

Marital Information:
married Martha Caldwell Masters in 1832; she died in 1884. No children

Number of Children: 0


Religion: Congregtionalist
Military Service:
Occupation: lawyer, judge
Race: Caucasian or White

graduated from Yale College, 1816; masters in 1829 received LL.D in 1849; dr. of law 1869.

Biographical Sketch:
He went to Ontario Co., NY in 1816; member of NY legislature 1837-40; moved to Marshall, MI in 1840. Returned to Canandaigua NY 1848; became a judge; 1850 appointed to NY Supreme Court.

Notable Facts:

Sessions Served:

Chamber: House
Party: Whig
Committees Served On: Judiciary , State Library
Postions Held:

City of Residence: Marshall
County of Residence Calhoun
District: Calhoun
District Description: Calhoun County

Date Elected: 11/2/1846
Date Sworn In: 1/4/1847
Date Left Office:

Reason for Leaving Office: N/A
End of Term Status: Departed

Maritial Status: Unknown


Crossman p.53-54 [source has multiple pagination.]; MIBiog 2:349; PolGryd; Finf-a-Grave.com , includes portrait; USCen 1880