Katherine Willis Wright Taylor (?-?) 



Katherine Willis Wright Taylor studied Romance Languages at Louisiana State University before marrying a teacher, John W. Taylor. After the induction of her husband into the U.S. Army, Taylor worked first at WJBO radio station in Baton Rouge and later at Doubleday, Page Publishing Co. in New York City. At some point she joined her husband in Germany, where she secured an unknown civilian position with the MFAA.


Following their return to the United Sates in early 1947, Taylor and her husband relocated to Louisville, Kentucky. John Taylor became President of the University of Louisville until his resignation in 1950. He later held prominent appointments with UNESCO, including Deputy Director General and temporary Acting Director General.


The Foundation is very interested in learning more about Katherine Taylor’s life, as well as her work with the MFAA. If you have any information, please contact abottinelli@monumentsmenfoundation.org.

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