TAYLOR, Gene, (1928 - 1998)


TAYLOR, Gene, a Representative from Missouri; born near Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Mo., February 10, 1928; attended the public schools; attended Southwest Missouri State College, Springfield, 1945-1947; served in the One Hundred and Eighth Cavalry, Missouri National Guard, 1948-1949; automobile dealer, 1958-1973; mayor, Sarcoxie, Mo., 1954-1960; Republican National committeeman, 1966-1972; delegate, Missouri State Republican conventions, 1960, 1964, 1968, and 1972; delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1960-1968; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1989); was not a candidate for renomination in 1988 to the One Hundred First Congress; died October 27, 1998, in Springfield, Mo.; interment in Sarcoxie Cemetery, Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Mo.