John Taylor (14th Congress)

John Taylor was a United States Representative from South Carolina. His birth date is unknown. Taylor was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1802–1805. He was elected as a Republican to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817) but was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Fifteenth Congress in 1816 and for election to the Seventeenth Congress in 1820. His death date is unknown.

John Taylor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1815 – March 3, 1817
Preceded byElias Earle
Succeeded byElias Earle
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Political partyDemocratic-Republican

He married Mary Margaret Smith, the daughter of South Carolina Senator William Smith. Their daughter, Mary Margaret Smith Taylor, married journalist and planter Meredith Calhoun.[1]


  1. ^ The O'Shaughnessy Legacy in Huntsville by Nancy Rohr. The Huntsville Historical Review Volume 21 No. 2, Summer-Fall 1994.
  • United States Congress. "John Taylor (id: T000084)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
Elias Earle