Full name: Herbert George "Herb" Taylor
Born: December 20, 1906 in New York, New York, United States
Died: January 26, 1981 in Palo Alto, California, United States
Affiliations: Iceland Skating Club, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Sport: Speed Skating
Herb Taylor represented the Iceland Skating Club of New York at the 1932 Olympics. At the time of the Lake Placid Olympics he lived in Woodside, Long Island. At the Olympics, he was leading the 1,500 metre race on the final lap, when he fell and finished last of the finalists, enabling Jack Shea to move ahead and win. In 1933 he competed for the United States in a dual meet in Oslo against Norway.
Personal Bests: 500 – 44.8 (1933); 1500 – 2:23.3 (1933); 5000 – 8:46.1 (1934); 10000 – 17:51.4 (1933).
|1932 Winter||25||Lake Placid||Speed Skating||Men's 1,500 metres||United States||USA||6|
|1932 Winter||25||Lake Placid||Speed Skating||Men's 5,000 metres||United States||USA||4|
|1932 Winter||25||Lake Placid||Speed Skating||United States||Final Round||6|
|1932 Winter||25||Lake Placid||Speed Skating||United States||Round One||Heat 1||1||Q||2:49.3|