Councilor Taylor was elected in November 2000. He serves on the Finance Committee and the
Public Safety and Human Services Committee.
Prior to his service on County Council, Taylor was a member of the SC
Reinsurance Facility Board of Governors, the Tri-County Technical College
Advisory Committee, Greenville County Election Commission, Greater Greenville
Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee and The Headquarters
Recruitment Committee, the Greenville Memorial Auditorium Board, Advisory
Council on Educational Statistics for the US Department of Education, and the
Greenville City Zoning Board of Appeals.
A native of western Pennsylvania, Taylor came to Greenville in 1958 to attend
Bob Jones University and has lived in the district since that time. He received
a BS in mathematics from Bob Jones, an MA in mathematics from Penn State, a
Ph.D. in mathematics from Clemson University, and an MBA from USC.
He retired from Bob Jones University in 2013 after 50 years of employment with the
last 29 years serving as an academic dean. He has also served a term as President of the
Alumni Association of Bob Jones University. He has 3 married children, 12 grandchildren,
and four great grandchildren.