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John C. Taylor

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1933-January 3, 1939
Preceded by Frederick H. Dominick
Succeeded by Butler B. Hare

Born March 2, 1890
Honea Path, South Carolina
Died March 25, 1983
Anderson, South Carolina

John Clarence Taylor, (March 2, 1890 - March 25, 1983) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district. He served for three terms from 1933 to 1939.


John Clarence was born in Honea Path, Anderson County, South Carolina on March 2, 1890. He attended the Fruitland Institute, Hendersonville, North Carolina. He was graduated from the law department of the University of South Carolina in Columbia in 1919. During the First World War, he attended the Officers’ Training School at Camp Johnston in Florida and was discharged into the Reserves at the end of the war. He was admitted to the bar in 1919. He was the clerk of court and register of deeds for Anderson County, South Carolina from 1920 until elected to Congress. He was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1933 to January 3, 1939). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. He resumed his former business pursuits. He served in the South Carolina Senate from 1951 to 1954 and 1959 to 1962. He died in Anderson, South Carolina on March 25, 1983 and was interred in Garden of Memories, Honea Path, South Carolina.

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Preceded by
Frederick H. Dominick
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Butler B. Hare


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