Nebraska Authors

Charles W. Taylor

AKA: Charles William Taylor

Born 1874-06-03 West, IA (USA)

Died 1943-01-21
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Lincoln, NE (USA)
Wyuka Cemetery

Former Superintendent of Public Schools in Nebraska Taylor was a veteran of World War I and served as a Captain of Infantry Reserves after the war. He taught at schools throughout Nebraska before becoming Principal at the University High School in Lincoln. His wife was poet Sarah Elizabeth Wert Taylor.

Places Lived

West, IA
Ohiowa, NE
Geneva, NE
Franklin, NE
McCook, NE
Lincoln, NE
New York, NY

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




High School Diploma, Red Oak High School, Red Oak, IA
Bachelor's Degree, 1898, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY


Public Schools Superintendent
Principal, University High School, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Professor of School Administration, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Places Worked

McCook Public Schools
Ohiowa Public Schools
Geneva Public Schools
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Nebraska State Department of Education


Sons of the American Revolution
Palladian Literary Society
Nebraska Illiteracy Commission
Salvation Army Advisory Board
State Board of Vocational Education
Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
American Legion
Sons of Union Veterans


Course of Study for the Elementary Schools of Nebraska. 1936.

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