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William O. Taylor
Served 1990-2006
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William O. Taylor Spacer graphic William O. Taylor is Chairman Emeritus of the Globe Newspaper Company, which publishes The Boston Globe.

A 1954 graduate of Harvard University with a B.A., Mr. Taylor was also educated at The Dexter School in Brookline, Massachusetts and St. Paul’s School in Concord, New Hampshire. He has received honorary degrees from Northeastern University (Doctor of Journalism); University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (Doctor of Humane Letters); and Bentley College (Doctor of Humane Letters), and University of Massachusetts (Boston).

In community activities, Mr. Taylor was a Trustee and former Chairman of the Board of the Boston Public Library; Trustee of the Boston Public Library Foundation; Director of Harvard Magazine; Director of International Center for Journalists; Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Trustee of the International Crisis Group and Chairman Emeritus of The Freedom Trail Foundation.