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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 tenth 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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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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The Republican William Howard Taft worked as a judge in Ohio Superior Court and in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals before accepting a post as the first civilian governor of the Philippines in 1900. In 1904, Taft took on the role of secretary of war in the administration of Theodore Roosevelt, who threw his support to ...

www.britannica.com/biography/William-Howard-Taft

Mar 9, 2018 ... William Howard Taft, (born September 15, 1857, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.—died March 8, 1930, Washington, D.C.), 27th president of the United States (1909–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–30). As the choice of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to succeed him and carry on the progressive ...

politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/06/fact-or-fiction-taft-got-stuck-in-a-tub

Feb 6, 2013 ... (CNN) - With New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie poking fun at his own weight and questions about its impact on a possible presidential bid, the nation's heaviest president–William Howard Taft–and a story about the his getting stuck in White House bathtub comes up. But that got us thinking–does the Taft tub ...

mentalfloss.com/article/58914/15-wonderful-william-howard-taft-facts

Sep 16, 2014 ... Here are 15 larger-than-life fun facts to help you celebrate William Howard Taft— born 157 years ago yesterday—and his plus-sized legacy. 1. He Was the Last President to Rock Facial Hair While in Office. Between the Lincoln and Taft administrations, all but two commanders-in-chief boasted some sort of ...

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

William Howard Taft Biography. William Howard Taft, a scion of a long-prominent family, was born in Cincinnati on September 15, 1857. His father, Alphonso Taft, had a distinguished career in law and foreign service. Alphonso Taft was a state judge from 1865-72, U.S. Secretary of War in 1876 (a position his son would later  ...