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Taylor, George, 1904-1993

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Personal name headingTaylor, George, 1904-1993
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Variant(s)Taylor, George, Sir, 1904-
Associated countryGreat Britain
Birth date19040215
Death date19931112
Place of birthEdinburgh (Scotland)
Place of deathDunbar (Scotland)
AffiliationRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Profession or occupationBotanists
Found inSmart, J. Bibliography of key works for the identification ... 1953.
An account of the genus Meconopsis, 1934: t.p. (George Taylor, B.Sc., F.L.S., F.R.S.E., British Museum (Natural History))
Royal Society of Edinburgh, fellowships, via WWW Feb. 16, 2011: obituaries (b. Feb. 15, 1904; d. Nov. 13, 1993)
Oxford dictionary of national biography WWW site, 7 Nov., 2014 (Taylor, Sir George; botanist; b. Edinburgh, 15 Feb., 1904; in 1928 Taylor was appointed to the post of assistant in the general herbarium of the British Museum (Natural History) in London; in 1956 Taylor was appointed director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a post he held until his retirement in 1971; he was knighted in 1962; on his retirement Taylor became director of the twin Stanley Smith horticultural trusts, one in the USA, the other in the UK and moved to Belhaven House, Dunbar, East Lothian, from where he administered the trusts for the next eighteen years; d. Dunbar, 12 Nov., 1993)
Associated languageeng