• Born year: 1837
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1909-02-10
John Taylor (Taylor Ham)

John Taylor (October 6, 1836 – February 10, 1909) was an American businessman and politician who served in the New Jersey Senate. He formed Taylor Provisions Company and created John Taylor's Pork Roll. He also founded the Taylor Opera House in Trenton, New Jersey. Taylor Street in Trenton is also named for him.Taylor was born in Hamilton Square, New Jersey, in 1836. His father James F. Taylor, owner of a brick yard, died when John was fourteen.