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Dean Taylor; S.A.E. bio. 1912


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Date: 12/13/2008 at 11:01:44

Taylor, Dean, editor, publisher; b. Warren, Ohio, Oct 8, 1879; s/o Benjamin J. & Gertrude (Taylor); ed. Mount Union College, 1902, special student Harvard, 1902-3; class vice-president, president oratorical association, treasurer athletic association, editor-in-chief of The Dynamo; initiated by Ohio Sigma, Nov. 13, 1899, later affiliated with Massachusetts Gamma, 1903; eminent archon, deputy archon, recorder, correspondent; delegate S.A.E. Nat'l conventions, Washington, 1902, Memphis, 1904; attended Atlantic City, 1909, Kansas City, 1910; delegate province Delta convention, Champaign, Ill., 1901, reorganized Alliance Alumni association in 1902 and twice its delegate editor province Delta Annual, 1902; assistant to eminent supreme recorder, 1903; author articles on coat of arms and on The Record's Irregularities; devoted much time to the development of the fraternity symbolism with special reference to the Coat of Arms and executed colored design in 1904 catalogue; appointed chairman of committee on ritual revision at 1904 convention; report accepted at supreme council meeting, 1910; editor and one of the proprietors of the Fairfield Daily Journal; m. Jessie I. Minneley at Meadville, Penn., Oct 22, 1906. Address, 206 S. Court St., Fairfield, Ia. (pg 229)

~Who's Who in S.A.E. - A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Members of the Fraternity. Edited by William C. Levere. Evanston, Illinois, 1912.
Transcribers Notes:
1. S.A.E. = Sigma Alpha Epsilon
2. The preface of the directory states that "hundreds" of members didn't return their questionaire, so don't appear in the 1912 directory.
3. Founded on March 9, 1856, Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the largest North American secret letter, social college fraternity. The researcher can read more about S.A.E. in Wikipedia


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