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Gene Taylor
Birth: Feb. 10, 1928
Sarcoxie
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1998

Longtime Missouri, 7th District Congressman. Gene began his public service in his home town of Sarcoxie, Missouri. He started out as a Sarcoxie City Council Member, Mayor, and served as Chairman of the Jasper County Republican Committee, 7th District GOP Chairman, membert of the Republican National Committee in the 1960s and delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1960 and 1968 before his initial election to the United States Congress in 1972. He was known as the Sage of the Ozarks. Congressman Taylor served 16 years in Congress before retiring in 1988. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles E. Taylor (1896 - 1959)
  Lela Whisner Taylor (1900 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy J Taylor (1925 - 2013)*
 
 Children:
  Larry Gene Taylor (1953 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sarcoxie Cemetery
Sarcoxie
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Jody
Record added: Apr 27, 2004
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- Åke Frisk
 Added: Feb. 10, 2011

- muffin
 Added: Feb. 10, 2010
I too, never heard of that 'SAGE OF THE OZARKS' title; (Maybe they mean the herb 'sage'?) That has got to be something someone made up AFTER his death to give him an historic glow (Cough-Cough). I knew Gene Taylor - and he was NEVER called SAGE anthing!Ge...(Read more)
- Someone Who Cares...
 Added: Nov. 5, 2009
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