U.S. President flag    William Howard  TAFT

  (b. 15 September 1857 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA   d. 8 March 1930 Washington, DC, USA )  

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William Howard TAFT was born 15 September 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. William Howard TAFT was the child of

He married  Irene Blanch GRAY 25 November 1907 in Miami County, Ohio, USA .  Irene Blanch GRAY  was born abt. 1878 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 

William Howard TAFT died 8 March 1930 in Washington, DC, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States


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March 3, 1931 - The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.


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William Howard TAFT married flag  Irene Blanch GRAY-- Date: 25 November 1907 Place: Miami County, Ohio, USA
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Name: William H Taft
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Cincinnati, O
Age:
Spouse's Name: Irene Blanch Gray
Spouse's Birth Date: 1878
Spouse's Birthplace: Pittsburg, Pa.
Spouse's Age: 29
Event Date: 25 Nov 1907
Event Place: Miami County, Ohio
Father's Name: Alonzo Frank Taft
Mother's Name: Mary Jane Bragg
Spouse's Father's Name: David Gray
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Clark
Race:
Marital Status: Unknown
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86928-8
System Origin: Ohio-VR
GS Film number: 0550153
Reference ID: 2:3S9R5W9

"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," Database, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:XDX7-Z1V : accessed 28 June 2015), William H Taft and Irene Blanch Gray, 25 Nov 1907; citing Miami County, Ohio, reference 2:3S9R5W9; FHL microfilm 550,153.

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William Howard TAFT
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Arlington National Cemetery
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Birth
15 September 1857
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA


USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
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USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863



USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
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USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
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1870

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World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
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USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
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USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
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USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
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USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
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USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -


USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
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USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
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World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
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USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
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USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

1907 Marriage / Partner
William Howard TAFT and Irene Blanch GRAY 25 November 1907, Miami County, Ohio, USA

1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States

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World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
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USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
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USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
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World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

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USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
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HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

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USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
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World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
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USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
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USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
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World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
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USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
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Death
8 March 1930
Washington, DC, USA

Name: William Howard Taft
Name Note:
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Mar 1930
Event Place: District of Columbia, United States
Address: 2215 Wyoming Ave., N.W.
Gender: Male
Age:
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Ret. Chief Justice USSC
Birth Date: 15 Sep 1857
Birth Year: 1857
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Burial Date: 11 Mar 1930
Burial Place: Arlington Nat.
Cemetery:
Father's Name: Alfonso Taft
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace: West Townsend, Vt.
Mother's Name: Louisa Maria Torrey
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Titles and Terms:
Spouse's Gender:
Note:
Section Number:
Reference ID: 326465
GS Film Number: 2116108
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 004025109
Image Number: 1728

"District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961," Database with images, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7TK-ZLH : accessed 28 June 2015), William Howard Taft, 08 Mar 1930; citing District of Columbia, United States, District Records Center, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 2,116,108.

William is buried at: Arlington National Cemetery


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