Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

Most U.S. Founding Fathers were age 40 and younger

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AMA asks Bush for Iraq prison inquiry

CHICAGO, June 14 (UPI) -- Without debate or objection, a body of the American Medical Association voted Monday to endorse an "ongoing formal review of U.S. interrogation practices of prisoners and detainees" by the Bush administration.
PEGGY PECK, United Press International
George Taylor

George Taylor (ca. 1816-March 6, 1836) was a defender of the Alamo and the brother of Alamo defenders Edward and James Taylor.

Taylor and his brothers were born in Tennessee, to Anson and Elizabeth Maley Taylor. At the outbreak of the Texas Revolution, the three brothers were employed picking cotton in Liberty, Texas. They soon left that job to join the Army of the Republic of Texas, and served under the command of Col. William Travis at the Alamo. All three were killed when, on March 6th, 1836, the Mexican army breached the Alamo walls, overwhelming the defenders. There have been some who have suggested that the brothers were killed in the massacre following the Battle of Goliad, but instead they were killed at the Alamo. Taylor County, Texas is named for the Taylor brothers. Taylor County, Texas is named for the Taylor brothers.

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