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TAYLOR, RICHARD

(b. c. 1931). B.S. Engineering. Early practitioner and instructor of YOSHINKAN AIKIDO (1st dan, 1962) and subsequently AIKIKAI HOMBU-style aikido (1st dan, 1963) in Southern California. As a boxer, won Washington State middleweight championship. First taught aikido by Tom CORZINE and later Isao TAKAHASHI. No longer active.