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||William Taylor was born in November 1912 in Jamestown, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.
At the age of fourteen he left Jamestown to work in Millertown in Central
Newfoundland where he has lived ever since. He has worked at a variety of
jobs before retiring at the age of sixty-five in 1977. Some of these jobs
include: logger, equipment operator, train operator, and a power house operator.
He has always been very active in the community, a long time member of the
Orange Lodge and participated in community events. His hobbies include rabbit
catching, fishing and hunting. He is an avid outdoorsman and was a recipient
of the Outdoorsman of the Year award from the Department of Wildlife.