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William Howard Taft (September 15 1857March 8 1930) was the twenty-seventh President of the United States and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States. He is the only person to have served in both offices.

Biography

William Howard Taft, President of the United States, was born 15 September 1857 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States to Alphonso Taft (1810-1891) and Louisa Maria Torrey (1827-1907) and died 8 March 1930 in Washington, D.C., United States of unspecified causes. He married Helen Louise Herron (1861-1943) 1886 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, England, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus, Switzerland.




Children


Offspring of William Taft and Helen Louise Herron (1861-1943)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Robert Alphonso Taft (1889-1953) 8 September 1889 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States 31 July 1953 New York Hospital, New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States Martha Wheaton Bowers (1889-1958)

Helen Herron Taft (1891-1987) 1 August 1891 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States 21 February 1987 Pennsylvania, United States Frederick Johnson Manning (1894-1966)

Charles Phelps Taft (1897-1983) 20 September 1897 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States 24 June 1983 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States Eleanor Kellogg Chase (1894-1961)





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