Former Galveston County Sheriff Joe Max Taylor, a cop’s cop and a powerhouse in Galveston County politics for decades, died Sunday. He was 86.

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Walter Manuel

Prayers to Sheriff Joe Max Taylor's family and friends. Joe Max certainly set the bar extremely high for others to follow and we're all better for it. May he rest in peace.

George Croix

What a man!!!
With this good man's passing, the handful of Old Time Democrats grows smaller, and the near extinction of them looms large.
We are all the worse for that.
We are blessed to have had Joe Max for the time that we did.....
God rest his soul.

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