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date: 18 October 2019

Taylor, Maxwell Davenportlocked

(26 August 1901–19 April 1987)
  • George C. Herring

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Taylor, Maxwell Davenport (26 August 1901–19 April 1987), army officer and presidential adviser, was born in Keytesville, Missouri, the son of John E. M. Taylor, an attorney, and Pearle Davenport. At West Point, Taylor distinguished himself as a scholar, finishing fourth in a class of 102 students in 1922, and he was an excellent tennis player....

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