Arthur H. Taylor

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Arthur Herbert Taylor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Preceded byWilliam F. Parrett
Succeeded byJames A. Hemenway
Personal details
BornCaledonia Springs, Ontario, Canada
DiedFebruary 20, 1922(1922-02-20) (aged 69)

Arthur Herbert Taylor (February 29, 1852 – February 20, 1922) was an American lawyer and politician who served one term as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1893 to 1895.


Born at Caldonia Springs, Canada West, Taylor moved with his parents to Yates County, New York, in 1856. He attended the local school. He taught school for several years, and then moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1869 to study law. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and commenced practice in Indianapolis, Indiana. He moved to Petersburg, Indiana, in 1874 and continued the practice of law. He served as prosecuting attorney for the eleventh judicial circuit of Indiana 1880–1884.


Taylor was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third Congress (March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress.

Later career and death

He resumed the practice of law in Petersburg, Indiana, until his death February 20, 1922. He was interred in Walnut Hill Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Arthur H. Taylor (id: T000065)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 1st congressional district

March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1895
Succeeded by