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TAYLOR, Archibald Alexander Edward, educator, born in Springfield, Ohio, 27 August, 1834. He was graduated at Princeton in 1854, and at the theological seminary there in 1857. He was pastor of a Presbyterian church at Portland, Kentucky, in 1857-'9, then at Dubuque, Iowa, till 1865, for the40TAYLOR next four years at Georgetown, D. C., and at Cincinnati, Ohio, from 1869 till 1873. In 1870-'2 he was co-editor of "Our Monthly," published in Cincinnati. From 1873 till 1883 he was president of Wooster university, Ohio. He continued to be con-netted with the institution as professor of logic and political economy and dean of the post-graduate department for "five years longer, editing in 1886-'8 "Tile Post-Graduate," a quarterly journal of philosophy. He then became editor of "The Mid-Continent," the organ of the Presbyterian church in the southwest, published in St. Louis, Missouri He received the degree of D. D. from Wooster in 1872, and that of LL.D. when he retired from the presidency in 1883.
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