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William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) served as the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and as the 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908, the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt, but was  ...

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The presidency of William Howard Taft began on March 4, 1909, at noon Eastern Standard Time, when William Howard Taft was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on March 4, 1913. Taft, a Republican, was the 27th United States president. The protégé and chosen successor of incumbent President ...

www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/williamhowardtaft

William Howard Taft was elected the 27th President of the United States (1909- 1913) and later became the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921-1930), the only person to have served in both of these offices. Distinguished jurist, effective administrator, but poor politician, William Howard Taft spent four uncomfortable ...

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Find out more about the history of William Howard Taft, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

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Overview. William Howard Taft faced the difficult task as President of living up to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. Taft so disappointed his predecessor, former mentor, and friend, that Roosevelt opposed his renomination in 1912 and bolted from the Republican Party to form his own "Bull-Moose" party, creating an opening ...

millercenter.org/president/william-taft/key-events

03/04/1909: Taft inaugurated. William Howard Taft takes the oath of office, becoming the twenty-seventh President of the United States. Taft had been handpicked by his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, and trusted to carry through Theodore Roosevelt's progressivism. Not surprisingly, Taft makes many references to his ...

millercenter.org/president/taft/life-in-brief

William Howard Taft faced the difficult task as President of living up to the legacy of Theodore Roosevelt. Taft so disappointed his predecessor, former mentor, and friend, that Roosevelt opposed his renomination in 1912 and bolted from the Republican Party to form his own "Bull-Moose" party, creating an opening for ...

www.let.rug.nl/usa/biographies/william-howard-taft

Continuing his meteoric rise in the legal profession, Taft was appointed by President Benjamin Harrison as a judge of the newly created Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, at age 34. He served on that court from 1892- 1900. At the same time, he also served as the first Dean of the University of Cincinnati ...

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Aug 8, 2016 ... Find out more about William Howard Taft's presidency, his position on the Supreme Court and his efforts to enforce world peace, at Biography.com.