Who is William Howard Taft?

  • (noun): 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930).
    Synonyms: Taft, President Taft

William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930). He is the only person to have served in both of these offices.

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List Of United States Supreme Court Cases By The Taft Court
... by the United States Supreme Court during the tenure of Chief Justice William Howard Taft (July 11, 1921 through February 3, 1930) ... state interests, Chicago Sanitary Canal Taft v ... of shares of stock under the Sixteenth Amendment (Chief Justice Taft did not participate) United States v ...
William Howard Taft High School (San Antonio, Texas)
... William Howard Taft High School is a public secondary school in the Northside Independent School District ... Taft High School was the fifth NISD high school, and the first one outside of Loop 1604 ... is named for a United States Supreme Court justice, in this case former Chief Justice William Howard Taft, who also served as President of the United States ...
William Howard Taft - Death and Legacy
... Taft retired as Chief Justice on February 3, 1930 because of ill health ... Five weeks following his retirement, Taft died on March 8, 1930, the same date as Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford's unexpected death ... The house at which Taft died is now the diplomatic mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United States ...
List Of People Pardoned Or Granted Clemency By The President Of The United States - William Howard Taft
... President William H ... Taft pardoned, commuted or rescinded the convictions of 758 people during his term ...
Bazaleel Taft, Jr., House And Law Office - Gathering Place For The Taft Family
... Five generations of the Taft family descendants lived at Elmshade ... Taft, Bezaleel Jr's son ... The "Life of Alphonso Taft by Lewis Alexander Leonard", on Google Books, is a particularly rich source of the history of the Taft family in Massachusetts ...

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    I am in favor of helping the prosperity of all countries because, when we are all prosperous, the trade with each becomes more valuable to the other.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    It does seem strange that the only place in the government which I would have liked to fill myself I am forced to give to another.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    Society has quite forsaken all her wicked courses,
    Which empties our police courts, and abolishes divorces.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Fiddle-dee-dee! War, war, war. This war talk’s spoiling all the fun at every party this spring. I get so bored I could scream. Besides, there isn’t going to be any war.
    —Sidney Howard (1891–1939)