Educator. Born– Nov. 11, 1898 in Kelso, Tenn. Parents– James Knox and Mary Jane (Ratliff) Taylor. Married– Ida Pickens Greenhaw on June 5, 1922. Education– attended Florence Normal School; University of Alabama, B.S., M.A. Taught at Hurricane, Ala., 1916-1920, and at Hatton, Ala., 1920-1923; principal in Catherine, Ala., 1923-1926; Pine Hills, 1926-1936; Florala, 1936-1942; superintendent Florala schools, 1936-1942 and of Covington Co. schools, 1942-1943 and after 1944; U.S. Army, 1943-1944. Died August 1977.
Owen’s The Story of Alabama, Vol. 4.
Some Early Settlers; Lawrence County, Alabama. Northport, Ala.; s.n., 1969.
Some Early Sheltons; Lincoln County, Tennessee. Northport, Ala.; Authors, 1972.