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The 19th Century
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Richard Taylor
Taylor was the son-in-law of Jefferson Davis, and the son of President Zachary Taylor, whose daughter was married to Jefferson Davis. Taylor served in the Confederate Army while being a member of the Confederacy's First Family as well.

Richard Taylor, b. In New Orleans, Louisiana, Class of 1845