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TAYLOR, GEORGE WILLIAM
B.A. SOCIAL SCIENCES 1960
INDUCTED: 1982


In 1963, George acquired his LL.B. from Osgoode and was admitted to the Bar in 1965. He was a junior to the late Joseph Sedgwick Q.C., and left Toronto for Barrie in 1968. There he had a successful legal career as well as taking an active part in the Advocate's Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Simcoe County Law Association.

George instructed in Business Law at Georgian College for ten years. In 1977, he was named Queen's Counsel and was elected to the Ontario Legislature as Member for Simcoe Centre. In 1981, George became Parlimentary Assistant to the Attorney General. One year later, he became Solicitor General for the Province of Ontario. He retired from that post in 1985.

He has spoken publicly, internationally, as well as on CBC radio and television. Service to his community includes Director of the United Appeal, Director of Barrie YM-TWCA; Campaign Chairman, Canadian Cancer Society, Barrie; Coach in minor hockey. George continues his interest in athletics by skiing, playing tennis, jogging and scuba diving.

George has played with the Barrie Oldtimers Hockey team which met weekly against an Ontario Provincial Police team.

 
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