|Date of birth:||October 21, 1925|
|Place of birth:||Montreal, Quebec|
|Date of death:||December 26, 2005|
|St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy
|Career highlights and awards|
|Honors:||1944, 1949 - Grey Cup Champion|
A native Montrealer, Taylor played football with Montreal High School, and later attended McGill University. He first won the Grey Cup with the champion St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy team, and scored that game's only touchdown. He was a player with the inaugural Montreal Alouettes in 1946 and was part of the Larks first Grey Cup championship. He played 38 games for the Als over 5 seasons.
- 'Eager Beaver' Douglas won Cup with Als in 1949: Glenn Douglas still remembers what his salary was with the Alouettes in 1949: $3,000, The Montreal Gazette July 26, 2008
- Montreal Alouettes Pack Power, Passing, Speed Ottawa Citizen, November 23, 1949
- CFLAPEDIA entry - John Taylor
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