William Howard Taft (September 15 1857 – March 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.
BiographyWilliam 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.
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