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President William Howard Taft

President William Howard Taft

Male 1857 - 1930  (72 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name William Howard Taft 
    Title President 
    Born 15 Sep 1857  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1909 
    27th President of the United States. March 4, 1909 to March 4, 1913. 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. July 11, 1921 to February 3, 1930. 
    Taft Handbill.
    Taft Handbill.
    A handbill from Taft's presidential campaign.
    Taft Elected President.
    Taft Elected President.
    The Richmond (Virginia) Palladium and Sun-Telegram Wednesday, November 4, 1908 page one.
    Inauguration of Taft.
    Inauguration of Taft.
    Inauguration of Taft.
    President Taft Signing Bill.
    President Taft Signing Bill.
    President Taft Signing the bill that granted Statehood to New Mexico
    Taft Being Sworn In.
    Taft Being Sworn In.
    Taft Being Sworn In as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
    Supreme Court, Taft Chief Justice.
    Supreme Court, Taft Chief Justice.
    Supreme Court, Taft Chief Justice.
    Died 8 Mar 1930  Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    His Work Is Done.
    His Work Is Done.
    The Brownsville (Texas) Herald, Sunday, March 9, 1930 pages 1 & 2.
    Buried 11 Mar 1930  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Taft Interment Control Form
    William Taft Interment Control Form
    William Taft Interment Control Form
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Headstone.
    President Taft Funeral.
    President Taft Funeral.
    Pres. H Taft funeral
    President Taft Funeral.
    President Taft Funeral.
    President Taft Funeral.
    Taft Funeral
    Taft Funeral
    Taft Funeral
    Taft Funeral
    Taft Funeral
    Taft Funeral
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I57728  Nagel
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2021 

    Father Alphonso Taft,   b. 5 Nov 1810, Townshend, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1891, San Diego, San Diego, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Louisa Maria Torrey,   b. 11 Sep 1827, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1907, Millbury, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 26 Dec 1853 
    Family ID F17035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Herron,   b. 2 Jun 1861, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1943, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 19 Jun 1886  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Taft and Helen Herron Marriage
    William Taft and Helen Herron Marriage
    William Taft and Helen Herron Marriage
    William Taft and Helen Herron Marriage
    William Taft and Helen Herron Marriage
    The Times Recorder (Zanesville, Ohio), 21 Jun 1886, Monday, Page 1
    Children 
    +1. Robert Alphonso Taft, Sr,   b. 8 Sep 1889, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1953, New York, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Helen Taft,   b. 1 Aug 1891, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1987, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Charles Phelps Taft, II,   b. 20 Sep 1897, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1983  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F17036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart