Doye Technical College is named after Hiram Doye Taylor. Mr. Taylor
was born in 1921 and was the father of John R. Taylor, the founder and
president of Doye Tech.
Hiram Doye Taylor served in World War II where he was severely wounded in in
France in 1945. He was was highly decorated for his gallantry and heroism in the
face of the enemy. After more than four years of hospitalization he was
released. He died in 1975.