ON-Lion Letter
Allen M. Taylor, a longtime member of The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation's Board of Directors, including as its chairman from 2000 to 2002, died in February.

Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1923, Taylor served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 to 1946.  He earned degrees from Princeton University in 1946 and Yale Law School in 1949.  Taylor then joined the law firm of Foley & Lardner, from which he retired in 1993 as a managing partner. 

During his retirement, Taylor also served as chairman of the Chipstone Foundation, which supports education about and exhibitions of American decorative arts of the Colonial period.  Throughout his life, he was an active leader of several national and Milwaukee-area policy-research, higher-education, civic, arts, and health-care institutions, as well.

"His greatest accomplishment was the number of friends he had," his wife Marilyn told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  "I used to tell him I married the king of the prom."

"He loved people," she said.  "He made other people feel good."
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