Taylor, Isaac, d. 1959

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Taylor, Isaac, d. 1959

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Isaac Taylor was born in Yorkshire and travelled to the Klondike (via Australia) in 1898. After mining and working on the construction of the White Pass and Yukon Route railway, Isaac Taylor joined with William Drury to found the firm Taylor and Drury. Taylor and Drury opened their first trading post in a tent in 1899, going on to establish a chain of Taylor and Drury stores throughout the north. Isaac married Sarah Drury, his partner's sister from England, in 1903. Their children were Florence, William D., Charles and Albert. Isaac Taylor died in 1959.


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