Dr Horace Wilfred Taylor
Mayor of Bolton: 1946-47 (Conservative)
Born: Bolton 1896
Died: Birmingham General Hospital 1961
Educated: Bolton School; Manchester University
Son of William Taylor - "pawnbroker, milliner and draper".
He was a family doctor in Derby Street, Bolton and later at Orient House, Wigan Road, Bolton.
Represented Derby Ward from 1935-47 and Rumworth Ward 1950-53.
Chairman of the Libraries Committee.
President of Bolton Medical and Ethical Society.
President of Bolton Rotary Club 1940.
Chairman of Rotary Club Youth Committee and was for a time a Scoutmaster.
Captain of Deane Golf Club.
He was a keen traveller and visited every country in Europe, including the then Soviet Union.
Anglican - he worshipped at Emmanuel Church.
He was described in his obituary as being "...known as a man who stood no nonsense, who was at times brusque, but always full of common sense..."