Justice John Louis Taylor

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John Louis Taylor

Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Raleigh, Wake County, NC, USA
Place of Burial: Raleigh, Wake County, NC, USA
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Husband of Jane Taylor

Occupation: politician
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About Justice John Louis Taylor

John Louis Taylor was the first Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He was the only foreign Chief Justice in North Carolina state history. He served in North Carolina House of Commons; became a Superior Court judge and when elected to Supreme Court, and turned his law practice over to his brother-in-law, William Gaston. He came to America at age twelve years and studied at William and Mary College. Taylor was a Sixth and Tenth Grand Master of Masons of North Carolina. He stayed in office at the Supreme Court until his death.


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Justice John Louis Taylor's Timeline

March 1, 1769
London, England
July 29, 1829
Age 60
Raleigh, Wake County, NC, USA
Raleigh, Wake County, NC, USA