NAME, Years Elected to City Council

Chauncey Taylor (1822-1896) was on the City Council in 1863, 1864 and 1865.

POLITICAL AFFILIATION

 

BIO

Chauncey Taylor came to California in 1849 and arrived in Oakland in 1861 where he established a lumber business. He lived at 704 8th Street and died of apoplexy.1 Taylor died a wealthy man and his will was disputed in courts for years and discussed widely in newspapers.

 

OTHER POSITIONS IN CITY GOVERNMENT

 

 

REFERENCES

1. "SUDDEN DEATH OF CHAUNCEY TAYLOR." San Francisco Chronicle, Jun 4, 1896.