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William Howard Taft's Biography

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930). He is the only person to have served in both of these offices.

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William Howard Taft (1857-1930)
William Howard Taft (1857-1930)
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  • Today in History

      News Source: The Olympian | 26 days ago
    On June 30, 1934, Adolf Hitler launched his "blood purge" of political and military rivals in Germany in what came to be known as "The Night of the Long Knives." On this date: In 1859, French acrobat Charles Blondin (blahn-DAN') walked back and forth
  • Today in History - Wednesday, June 25

      News Source: The Journal Gazette | 1 month ago
    On June 25, 2009, death claimed Michael Jackson, the "King of Pop," in Los Angeles at age 50...Today's Highlight in History: On June 25, 2009, death claimed Michael Jackson, the "King of Pop," in Los Angeles at age 50 and actress Farrah Fawcett in
  • Today in History - Friday, May 23

      News Source: The Journal Gazette | 2 months ago
    Things to Know for Friday, May 23 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Today 5:41 am Former Marine reunited with Afghan canine partner A former Marine corporal has been reunited with

William Howard Taft Blogs

  • HoCo Connect: Lessons from 100 years ago

      Blog Source: hococonnect.blogspot.com | 3 months ago
    The over 700 page book on the progressive agenda of Theodore Roosevelt and his relationship with William Howard Taft has many parallels to what we are seeing today in our political discourse. A significant part of the book examines the ...
  • Historian Antoinette J. Lee: White House Associations with ...

      Blog Source: blog.whitehousehistory.org | 3 months ago
    Its students included the children of presidents, including Quentin Roosevelt, the youngest son of Theodore Roosevelt, and Charles P. Taft, son of President William Howard Taft. When Charles Taft attended the Force School, his father was ...
  • Economist's View: 'Antitrust in the New Gilded Age'

      Blog Source: economistsview.typepad.com | 3 months ago
    After becoming President in 1901, Roosevelt used the Sherman Act against forty-five giant companies, including the giant Northern Securities Company that threatened to dominate transportation in the Northwest. William Howard Taft ...

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