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James Martin Taylor Status: Deceased. Trained as: Astronaut. Profession: Pilot. Sex: Male. Marital Status: Married. Children: Three. Birth Date: 27 November 1930. Birth City: Stamps. Birth State: Arkansas. Birth Country: USA. Nationality: American. Date of Death: 04 September 1970. Cause of Death: Crash of T-38 trainer. Group: 1965 USAF MOL Group 1. Date Selected: 12 November 1965. Departed: 1969. Number of Flights: 0.

Born in Stamps, Arkansas; married with three children. Receved BS in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1959. Selected November 12, 1965 USAF MOL Group 1; departed on June 10, 1969 with the cancellation of the MOL-Program. He served as an instructor pilot at the Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base. He was killed in the crash of his T-38 trainer near Palmdale, California, just over a year after the MOL cancellation.

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