Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1977 Representative 156 Republican
1978 Representative 156 Republican
1979 Representative 156 Republican
1980 Representative 156 Republican
1981 Representative 156 Republican
1982 Representative 156 Republican
1983 Representative 156 Republican
1984 Representative 156 Republican
1985 Representative 156 Republican
1986 Representative 156 Republican
1987 Representative 156 Republican
1988 Representative 156 Republican
1989 Representative 156 Republican
1990 Representative 156 Republican
1991 Representative 156 Republican
1992 Representative 156 Republican
1993 Representative 156 Republican
1994 Representative 156 Republican
1995 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1996 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1997 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1998 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
1999 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2000 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2001 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2002 Representative Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2003 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman, Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2004 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman, Majority Caucus Secretary 156 Republican
2005 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 156 Republican
2006 Representative Majority Caucus Chairman 156 Republican
Counties Chester

Biography

04/18/1921 - 07/27/2010


TAYLOR, Elinor Zimmerman “EZ,” a Representative from Chester County; born in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pa., April 18, 1921; B.S., West Chester State Teachers College (now West Chester University of Pennsylvanai), 1943; M.Ed., Temple University, 1958; honorary doctorate of public service, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 1996; attended, Columbia University and University of Delaware; teacher, Ridley Park High School; teacher, West Chester High School; associate professor of Health and Physical Education (1955-1968), assistant dean of women (1968), acting dean of student affairs (1969), dean of administration (1970-1975), and professor emeritus, West Chester University of Pennsylvania; elected, council, West Chester (1974-1978); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1977 term; reelected to serve 14 consecutive terms thereafter; elected, Majority Caucus Secretary (1995-April 15, 2003); elected, Majority Caucus Chair (April 15, 2003-2006); appointed, board, Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (1981-2006; vice-chair, 1991-1994; chair, 1995-2006); appointed, House Select Committee on Long Term Care (1986-1988); appointed, Select Committee to Study the Feasibility of a Harrisburg University (1990); appointed, vice-chair, House Select Committee on Violence (1994); appointed, Commission on Postsecondary Education for the 21st Century (1999-2000); appointed, Joint State Government Commission (2003-2006); PHEAA building dedicated, January 23, 2003, as the Elinor Z. Taylor Headquarters Building; appointed, Select Committee Investigating the Integration of Human Rights Standards in Pennsylvania Laws and Policies (2002, 2004); not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 2007 term; died, July 27, 2010 in Stuart, Martin County, Florida; interred, Birmingham-Lafayette Cemetery, West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
 

 

Archival Collections


Papers of Elinor Z. Taylor, 1977-2006, Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives, Harrisburg.
 
The Elinor Z. Taylor Collection, Frances Harvey Green Library, West Chester University, West Chester, Pa.