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Elmina S. Taylor
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1st general president of the Young Women
June 19, 1880 (1880-06-19) – December 6, 1904 (1904-12-06)
Called by Brigham Young
Successor Martha H. Tingey
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Born Anstis Elmina Shepard
(1830-09-12)September 12, 1830
Middlefield, New York, United States
Died December 6, 1904(1904-12-06) (aged 74)
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Resting place Salt Lake City Cemetery
40°46′37″N 111°51′29″W / 40.777°N 111.858°W / 40.777; -111.858 (Salt Lake City Cemetery)
Spouse(s) George H. Taylor
Children 7, including:
  Mae T. Nystrom
Parents David S. Shepard
Rosella Bailey

Anstis Elmina Shepard Taylor (September 12, 1830 – December 6, 1904) was the first general president of what is today the Young Women organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and was a founding member of the National Council of Women of the United States.

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