Peter Rawson Taft (April 14, 1785 – January 1, 1867) was President William Howard Taft's paternal grandfather.
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... 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 ...
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