Peter Rawson Taft (April 14, 1785 – January 1, 1867) was President William Howard Taft's paternal grandfather.
Other articles related to "taft, peter, peter rawson taft, peter rawson":
... Joseph Taft (1680–1747), son of Robert Taft Peter Taft (1715–1783), son of Joseph Taft Aaron Taft (1743–1808), son of Peter Taft Peter Rawson Taft I (1785–1867), son of Aaron Taft ... to Fanny Phelps, and second to his cousin Louisa Maria Torrey (see below) Charles Phelps Taft I (1843–1929), son of Alphonso Taft U.S ... representative, owner of the Chicago Cubs until 1916 Peter Rawson Taft II (1846–1889), son of Alphonso Taft, brother of Charles Phelps Taft I and half ...
... President William Howard Taft's grandfather, Peter Rawson Taft I, was born in Uxbridge in 1785 and grew up there ... The story is told that Peter Rawson, walked a cow all the way from Uxbridge to Townshend, a distance of well over 100 miles ... The "Aaron Taft house" is now on the National Historic Register ...
... Peter's son, Alphonso Taft (1810–1891), became the U.S ... Alphonso Taft founded Skull and Bones at Yale ... Peter Rawson Taft died at age 82 in Cincinnati, Ohio ...
Famous quotes containing the words taft and/or peter:
“That we can come here today and in the presence of thousands and tens of thousands of the survivors of the gallant army of Northern Virginia and their descendants, establish such an enduring monument by their hospitable welcome and acclaim, is conclusive proof of the uniting of the sections, and a universal confession that all that was done was well done, that the battle had to be fought, that the sections had to be tried, but that in the end, the result has inured to the common benefit of all.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)
“Different rules apply when it gets this late. You know what I mean? Its, like, after hours.”
—Joseph Minion, U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Peter (Rocco Sisto)