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Taylor Jr., H. Patrick "Pat"
|Name||H. Patrick "Pat" Taylor Jr.|
, North Carolina , United States
|| April 01, 1924
|Died||April 22, 2018
Apr 23, 2018 03:30pm
|Info||TAYLOR, 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.