Jon Taylor

Jon Taylor
University of Central Missouri

Jon Taylor is Professor of History at the University of Central Missouri, where he teaches courses in public history, Missouri history, and 20th century American history. He is the author of A President, a Church and Trails West: Competing Histories in Independence Missouri; Freedom to Serve: Truman, Civil Rights, and Executive Order 9981; Truman's Grandview Farm; and Harry Truman's Independence: The Center of the World. He is currently working on a book about Harry Truman's U.S. Senate career.

Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.