Mary Taylor (1915 - 1981)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Mary Taylor’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Mary so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Mary’s biography.

Mary Taylor Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Mary Taylor and her immediate Taylor family. Add to Mary Taylor's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mary.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mary Taylor? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Mary finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mary attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Mary did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Mary Taylor is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Mary's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Mary's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Mary a religious woman? Add Mary’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mary during various points of her life.

Timeline

1915 - In the year that Mary Taylor was born, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

1937 - By the time she was 22 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1938 - At the age of 23 years old, Mary was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

1978 - She was 63 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

1981 - In the year of Mary Taylor's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

Mary Taylor Family Tree

Who was Mary’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Mary’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Mary's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Mary Taylor
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Mary's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Mary Taylor is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mary Taylor died in June 1981 at 65 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Mary. She was born on June 14, 1915. We are unaware of information about Mary's family. We know that Mary Taylor had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

Memories

What do you remember about Mary Taylor? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mary is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Mary Taylor

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources