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  Taylor Jr., H. Patrick "Pat"
NameH. Patrick "Pat" Taylor Jr.
Address Anson County
, North Carolina , United States
Born April 01, 1924 (92 years)
Last ModifedRBH
Jun 27, 2015 11:41pm
InfoTAYLOR, Hoyt Patrick "Pat" Jr. - Democratic politician in North Carolina. He and his father have been the only father and son team to serve as Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina.

Pat Taylor was born in Wadesboro, NC, in 1924, the son of Hoyt P. & Inez (Wooten) Taylor. He went on to receive undergraduate and legal degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and to serve in both World War II and the Korean War.

Married Elizabeth Lockhart 1951; 3 children.

Delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1952

NC State House (D-Anson) 1955-1966, serving as speaker 1965-66

Chairman of the State Board of Mental Health

Lt. Governor (D-NC) 1969-1973

A recipient of countless citations for his tireless work on improving life in North Carolina, Taylor continues to practice law in Wadesboro in addition to serving on numerous corporate and academic committees.

Contender for Governor (D-NC) 1972; lost the Democratic runoff

NC Manual 1989, p. 309


James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 1, p. 563.


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Father Hoyt P. Taylor 1890-1964

  07/13/1972 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.07% (-59.00%)
  06/03/1972 NC Governor - D Runoff Lost 45.66% (-8.68%)
  05/06/1972 NC Governor - D Primary Won 37.73% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1968 NC Lt. Governor Won 55.36% (+10.72%)
  05/04/1968 NC Lt. Governor - D Primary Won 70.50% (+48.72%)
  02/03/1965 NC House Speaker Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1964 NC State House - Anson County Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
NC Governor - D Primary - May 08, 2012 D Walter Dalton