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Taft, William Howardlocked

(15 September 1857–08 March 1930)
  • Lewis L. Gould

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Taft, William Howard (15 September 1857–08 March 1930), twenty-seventh president of the United States and chief justice of the United States, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of Alphonso Taft, U.S. secretary of war and attorney general in the Ulysses S. Grant...

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