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  (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 Alphonso TAFT   and   Louisa Maria TORREY and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Peter Rawson TAFT and Sylvia HOWARD (maternal)  Samuel Davenport TORREY and Susan Holman WATERS

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

William Howard  married  Helen "Nellie" HERRON 19 June 1886 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Helen "Nellie" HERRON  was born 2 June 1861 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville).  Helen "Nellie" died 22 May 1943 in Washington, DC, USA.  Helen "Nellie" was the child of John Williamson HERRON and Harriet Anne COLLINS.

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

Occupation: President of the United States

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William Howard TAFT married flag photo of Helen "Nellie" HERRON  Helen "Nellie" HERRON-- Date: 19 June 1886 Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Helen "Nellie" HERRON was the child of John Williamson HERRON and Harriet Anne COLLINS

Children of William Howard TAFT and Helen "Nellie" HERRON:

flag male ancestor Robert Alphonso TAFT (b.8 September 1889, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA   d. 31 July 1953, Manhattan, New York, USA )

flag female ancestor Helen Herron TAFT (b.1 August 1891, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA   d. 21 February 1987, Villanova, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA)

flag male ancestor Charles Phelps TAFT (b.20 September 1897, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA   d. 24 June 1983, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA )

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birth1857 Birth
15 September 1857
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
William Howard Taft, born on September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio, was the 27th President of the United States, serving from 1909 to 1913. Here's a glimpse into his life:

Early Life and Education:
Taft was born into a politically influential family. His father, Alphonso Taft, served as the Secretary of War and as Attorney General under President Ulysses S. Grant. William attended Yale College, where he excelled academically and was a member of the prestigious Skull and Bones society. He graduated in 1878 and later attended Cincinnati Law School.

Legal and Judicial Career:
After completing his legal studies, Taft worked as a lawyer and then as a judge in Ohio. He quickly gained a reputation for his legal acumen and was appointed Solicitor General of the United States in 1890. In 1892, he was appointed as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

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William Howard TAFT -

Name: Willm H Taft
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Ohio, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 12
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Birth Year (Estimated): 1857-1858
Birthplace: Ohio
Page Number: 18
Household ID: 78
Line Number: 16
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film number: 000552711
Digital Folder Number: 004278414
Image Number: 00535

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Alphonso Taft M 59 Vermont
Louisa M Taft F 42 Massachusetts
Charles P Taft M 26 Ohio
Peter R Taft M 24 Ohio
Willm H Taft M 12 Ohio
Harry W Taft M 11 Ohio
Harris D Taft M 8 Ohio
Fanny L Taft F 4 Ohio
Mary Farrel F 30 Ireland
Mary Conner F 23 Ireland
John Mcgrath M 29 Ireland
1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
marriage1886 Marriage / Partner
William Howard TAFT and Helen "Nellie" HERRON 19 June 1886, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
1889 Birth of Child
Robert Alphonso TAFT was born 8 September 1889, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

Washington, DC, USA
1891 Birth of Child
Helen Herron TAFT was born 1 August 1891, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
1897 Birth of Child
Charles Phelps TAFT was born 20 September 1897, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)

Washington, DC, USA

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
The Lake and Hot House, Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
Traction Building
Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
German Orphan Home

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)
Government Square, looking toward the Fountain, Cincinnati, O.
William Howard TAFT - 1908 campaign poster
1908 campaign poster
1909 - March 4 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States
When Teddy Roosevelt prepared to retire his presidency, this popular and influential politician promoted Taft as the next Republican president. Taft was elected president in 1908, serving one term.
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March 4, 1909
William Howard TAFT - President Tafts Summer Home, Beverly, Mass.,  1909
President Taft's Summer Home, Beverly, Mass., 1909

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Washington, DC, USA
Name: William Howard Taft
Name Note:
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Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Mar 1930
Event Place: District of Columbia, United States
Address: 2215 Wyoming Ave., N.W.
Gender: Male
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.
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.
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Section Number:
Reference ID: 326465
GS Film Number: 2116108
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 004025109
Image Number: 1728

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William is buried at: Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia, USA

Added: 7/8/2014 11:54:33 AM - Updated: 11/27/2023 5:29:18 PM
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