Portage attorney Frederick J. Taylor, Sr. was recently appointed in the name of President Donald J. Trump to serve as a Selective Service local board member in the State of Michigan’s Region I.
“I am honored by my appointment to the Selective Service Board and the opportunity to serve,” Taylor said. “It is my hope that there will never be a national emergency that requires the activation of the Selective Service Boards.”
Taylor graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.B.A in 1972. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1978. He has practiced law in southwest Michigan since 1979. He practices with his three sons, Frederick J. Taylor III, Peter A. Taylor and Nathaniel A. Taylor. His professional memberships include the State Bar of Michigan, Kalamazoo County Bar Association, and St. Joseph County Bar Association, where he is a past president. He serves as secretary on the Prairie Ronde Township Planning Commission. He is a past chair of the Kalamazoo County Republican party.