William Howard Taft Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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William Howard Taft

Last Updated: 28 Feb, 2023 | Views: 297

Age: 72

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Politician, Lawyer

Famous For: 27th President of the United States

Higher Education: Yale University (BA), University of Cincinnati (LLB)

William Howard Taft Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Sep, 1857 (72 Years 05 Months 21 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Birth Sign
Died on
08 Mar, 1930
Cause of Death
Cardiovascular Disease

William Howard Taft Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
William Howard Taft was the former U.S. President, serving from 1909 to 1913. Before his presidency, he was a judge, serving as a federal judge and later as the Chief Justice of the United States. He was also a governor in the Philippines and served as Secretary of War under President Theodore Roosevelt. Taft's presidency was marked by his efforts to preserve the power of the presidency, but he was unable to secure support for many of his initiatives and was considered to be an ineffective leader.
William Howard Taft Career:
1878: Graduated from Yale University.
1880: Graduated from Cincinnati Law School.
1881-1882: Practiced law in Cincinnati.
1882-1886: Served as a collector of internal revenue for Ohio's 1st District.
1890: Appointed a federal judge for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
1900: Appointed as the Governor-General of the Philippines by President William McKinley.
1904: Appointed Secretary of War by President Theodore Roosevelt.
1908: Elected as the 27th President of the United States.
1909: Inaugurated as the 27th President of the United States on March 4.
1910: Signed the Mann-Elkins Act, expanding the authority of the Interstate Commerce Commission.
1912: Lost re-election to Democrat Woodrow Wilson.
1913: Completed his term as President on March 4.
1921: Appointed as Chief Justice of the United States by President Warren G. Harding.
William Howard Taft family:
William Howard Taft was married to Helen Herron Taft, and they had three children together: Robert Alphonso Taft, Helen Taft Manning, and Charles Phelps Taft II. Robert Taft went on to have a political career of his own and was a U.S. Senator from Ohio. Charles Taft was a successful businessman and philanthropist. The Taft family was known for their strong connections to Ohio and the Republican Party, and several members of the family went on to serve in political office.
William Howard Taft Death:
On March 8, 1930, William Howard Taft died. He was 72 years old. The cause of his death was believed to be a heart attack, although the exact cause is not known for certain.

William Howard Taft Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 182 cm
In Meters 1.82 m
In feet & Inches 6'0"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

William Howard Taft Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Alphonso Taft
Mother's Name
Louise Taft
Helen Herron Taft
Henry Waters Taft, Charles Phelps Taft, Horace Dutton Taft, Peter Rawson Taft II
Mary Taft, Frances Louise Taft
Robert Taft, Charles Phelps Taft II
Helen Taft Manning
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