Elected to Council: December 2018
Term Ending: December 2026
John Taylor was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He is the proud son of William and Olive Taylor. John's father Bill joined the Canadian Army to help his family recover from the Great Depression and at the age of 15 landed at D-Day plus seven. He brought his family to America after the war that they might have the opportunities this great nation had to offer. John became an American Citizen at the age of 18 and was the first in his family to graduate from college, thus realizing the dream of his parents.
John was a former Mayor of San Juan Capistrano in 2013 and served as a member of the city council from 2010 to 2014.
Along with leadership in outside agencies such as OC Vector Control, Toll Road Corridor Agency, Orange County Fire Authority, and Joint Powers Insurance Authority, John also served our community as:
- President of the Rotary Club of San Juan Capistrano
- President of San Juan Capistrano Little League
- AYSO Coach and Referee
- Little League Coach
- Member of the Los Rios Review Committee
John is married to Marianne and has two children, Claire and Harrison, and two Grandchildren. His hobbies are sailing, carpentry and restoring historic homes.
John is grateful to serve the people of San Juan Capistrano and hopes you will call him if you ever need assistance.