Henry Wyllys Taylor

Hon. Henry Taylor


Henry Wyllys Taylor served in 1850. Born in Deerfield, Mass., Feb. 2, 1796. Yale graduate, 1816. New York State assembly, 1838-1840. Supreme court justice, seventh district, 1850-1852. Ontario County Court, Dec. 17, 1888. Internment in Pioneer Cemetery in Canandaigua. See, The New York Times, Jul. 2, 1885, about his 69th college reunion; see also, 1 Chester, Legal and Judicial History of New York (1911), p. 408; 3 Chester, Courts and Lawyers of New York (1911), p. 1217.

This biography appears in The Judges of the New York Court of Appeals: A Biographical History, ed. Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt (New York: Fordham University Press, 2007). It has not been updated since publication.


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