William Taylor 1923-2021
Last updated 7/1/2021 at 4:31pm
Bill was born in Dodson, Montana, on his parents' homestead. In 1926, the family moved to Spokane, where he was raised with his three brothers; Joe, Ben and Les. The Taylor boys were well known in the neighborhood for their antics.
Bill enlisted in the Marine Corp during WWII and received a medical discharge. He attended WSC (now WSU), where he met Beverley, his future wife and mother of their five children. They settled in Seattle, where Bill graduated from the UW with a degree in electrical engineering.
He began his new career at Seattle City Light. The family moved a few times as he was...