Facts About William Howard Taft
|Presidency||William Howard Taft, 27th President of United States, (March 4, 1909–March 4, 1913)|
|Political Party||Democratic Party, the party.|
|Born||September 15, 1857, in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, in America.|
|Death||March 8, 1930, William Howard Taft’s demise in Washington, D.C.|
|Cause of Death||Cardiovascular disease|
|Grave||Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States|
|Parents||Louise Taft > Alphonso Taft|
|Spouse||Helen Herron Taft, (m. 1886–1930).|
|Children’s||Robert Alphonso Taft > Charles Phelps Taft II > Helen Taft Manning|
More About William Howard Taft
- He was elected at the age of 51 & he spent 4 years in office.
- Taft’s Dollar Diplomacy called for diplomatic and military action to further business interests overseas.
- His ambitious father and wife had high expectations of Taft.
- He was a heavyweight wrestling champion at Yale, for starters.
- Taft was just shy of six feet tall. During his presidency his weight peaked at about 340 pounds. After leaving office, he lost 80 pounds.
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