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Gene Taylor

Gene TaylorAKA Gary Eugene Taylor

Born: 17-Sep-1953
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Mississippi, 1989-2011

Military service: US Coast Guard Reserve (1971-84)

Statistically, Taylor was the most conservative Democrat in the House. According to the National Journal, he voted with the House Republicans 54% of the time from 2005 to 2007. Defeated for re-election in 2010 by then-State Representative Steven Palazzo, in the midst of an election cycle that was heavily favorable to House Republicans.

Wife: Margaret Gordon (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Sarah
Daughter: Emily
Son: Gary

    High School: De LaSalle High School, New Orleans, LA (1971)
    University: Tulane University (1976)
    University: University of Southern Mississippi (graduate study)

    US Congressman, Mississippi 4th (17-Oct-1989 to 3-Jan-2011)
    Mississippi State Senate (1984-89)
    City Council Bay St. Louis, MS (1981-83)
    4-H Club
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Rotary International

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