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William Davis Taylor
was a newspaper executive who was publisher of the Boston Globe from 1955 to 1978. He died on February 19, 2002 in Brookline, Massachusetts
Brookline is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States, which borders on the cities of Boston and Newton. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 58,732.-Etymology:...
Taylor was the third of five family members starting with Charles Taylor
General Charles Taylor redirects here, but may also refer to President Charles Taylor of Liberia.Charles H. Taylor , also found as General Charles H. Taylor, was an American journalist and politician. He created the modern Boston Globe, acting as its publisher starting in 1873...
who led the paper from the 1870s until, and beyond, its acquisition by the New York Times Company in 1993.