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Tay·​lor | \ˈtā-lər \

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(James) Bay*ard \ˈbī-​ərd, ˈbā-​\ 1825–1878 American writer

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(Joseph) Deems 1885–1966 American composer and music critic

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Edward 1645?–1729 American clergyman and poet

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Elizabeth (Rosemond) 1932–2011 American film actress

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Jeremy 1613–1667 English prelate and author

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Joseph Hooton 1941–     American physicist

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Maxwell Davenport 1901–1987 American general

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Richard Edward 1929–2018     Canadian physicist

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Tom 1817–1880 English dramatist

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Zachary 1784–1850 12th president of the U.S. (1849–50)

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Tay·​lor | \ˈtā-lər \

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city in southeastern Michigan southwest of Detroit population 63,131

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