Kitty (Kearney) V. Taylor


Attended Charlton Street School and South Side High. Senior citizen activist and radio host on WNJR with “The Kitty Taylor Show” and “Senior Citizens in Action”. She was named to the Mayor’s Senior Citizen Commission in 1963 by Addonizio and served on committees under Gibson and James. From 1976-1988 she was director of senior citizens for United Community Corporation. Also served on the NJ Senior Citizens Council.

Photo from Tiny Prince Collection, Newark Public Library


Digitized material Newark Library

Barbara J. Kukla Papers, Newark Library

“Katherine V. Kitty Taylor” Star Ledger Jun 15, 2008

Kukla, Barbara. “NJPAC’s Kwanzaa Festival Honors Pillars of the Community” Star Ledger Dec 25, 2003.

Kukla Barbara. “Senior Activist Switching Posts but Not Direction” Star Ledger Sept 26, 1988