Howard E. Taylor papers
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Certificate honoring Taylor for being named the Fuller E. Callaway professor of mathematics at West Georgia College on Sept. 1, 1969. The certificate is signed by members of the Committee for the Callaway Professorial chairs.
- Taylor, Howard Edward, 1922-2009 (Person)
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Rights have been transferred to the University of West Georgia.
Howard Edward Taylor was born to Edward W. Taylor and Josephine Armstrong Taylor in Fort Worth, Texas on February 1, 1922. He received a B.A. in mathematics from Rice Institute (now Rice University), a M.S. in meteorology from Cal Tech, a M.A. in mathematics from Rice University, and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Rice University.
During World War II, Taylor served in the United States Army-Air Corp as an instructor in meteorology and held the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
Taylor taught math at Florida State University from 1950 until 1969, when he decided to come to West Georgia College. At WGC, Taylor served as Callaway Professor of Mathematics until his retirement in 1987.
Taylor was married to Mary Ellis Taylor and they had three children: Grady Taylor, John Taylor, and Nancy Taylor. He passed away on April 8, 2009 after battling cancer.
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Certificate awarded to Howard Taylor, math professor at West Georgia College from 1969 until his retirement in 1987.
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Donated by John T. Lewis for the estate of Howard E. Taylor in April 2011.
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Processed by Suzanne Durham in 2011.
- Guide to the Howard E. Taylor papers MS-0042
- Finding aid prepared by Written by Suzanne Durham and Candice Larson
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