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ELINOR Z. TAYLOR


 

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1977- 1978 156 Republican
1979- 1980 156 Republican
1981- 1982 156 Republican
1983- 1984 156 Republican
1985- 1986 156 Republican
1987- 1988 156 Republican
1989- 1990 156 Republican
1991- 1992 156 Republican
1993- 1994 156 Republican
1995- 1996 Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1997- 1998 Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1999- 2000 Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2001- 2002 Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2003- 2004 Majority Caucus Chairman, Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2005- 2006 Majority Caucus Chairman 156 Republican
 Counties   Chester

Biography

04/18/1921 - 07/27/2010

TAYLOR, Elinor Zimmerman “EZ,” a Representative from Chester County; born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., April 18, 1921; B.S., West Chester State Teachers College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvanai), 1943; M.Ed., Temple University, 1958; honorary doctorate of public service, West Chester University of Pennsylvania; attended, Columbia University and University of Delaware; teacher, Ridley Park High School; teacher, West Chester High School; Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education (1955-1968), Assistant Dean of Women (1968), Acting Dean of Student Affairs (1969), Dean of Administration (1970-1975), and Professor Emeritus, West Chester University of Pennsylvania; elected, council, West Chester (1974-1978); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term; reelected to serve 14 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1995-April 15, 2003); elected, Majority Caucus Chair (April 15, 2003-2006); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1981-2006; vice-chair, 1991-1994; chair, 1995-2006); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2003-2006); PHEAA building dedicated, January 23, 2003, as the Elinor Z. Taylor Headquarters Building; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2007 term; died, July 27, 2010 in Stuart, Martin County, Florida; interred, Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
 

 
Archival Collections

Papers of Hon. Elinor Z. Taylor, 1977-2006, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.
 
The Elinor Z. Taylor Collection, Frances Harvey Green Library, West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.