Born in Missouri on Jan. 21, 1902. By 1931 Taggart had moved to Los Angeles and was active in the local art scene. For 30 years he taught in the public schools of Santa Barbara. He was struck by a car in Los Angeles and died on Oct. 6, 1984. Exh: Artists Fiesta (LA), 1931.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Death RecordNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here