Biography of W. F. Taylor
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

W. F. Taylor is among the enterprising and successful young business men of Wellsville, where he is proprietor of the Central Garage and agent for the Willys Knight and Overland automobiles. He was born at Toronto, Ohio, May 7, 1895, and is the son of Thomas and Sarah (Whitacre) Taylor.

Both Thomas Taylor and his wife were natives of Ohio. He died when W. L., the subject of this sketch, was a small child. His wife died in 1913 and they are buried at Toronto, Ohio. W. L. Taylor was their only child.

After W. L. Taylor completed his schooling he became interested in the automobile business. He has lived at Wellsville since 1916 and in 1919 established his present business. He has an up to date sales room, does expert repair work, and deals in accessories and tires.

Mr. Taylor was married on Oct. 19, 1915, to Miss Geneive Ward, of New Cumberland, W. Va., and the daughter of James and Mary (Newman) Ward, residents of that city. Mr. and Mrs. Ward have four children: Charles, lives in Los Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Taylor; Lucy, married J. L. McKiernan, lives in Wellsville, Ohio; and Brady. To Mr. and Mrs. Taylor has been born a son, Ward.

Mr. Taylor is a member of the Presbyterian Church and Elks Lodge. He has a wide acquaintance in Columbiana County and is favorably known.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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