William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft

US PRESIDENT

The 27th president of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court who famously hated being president. He was an intramural heavyweight wrestling champion during his Yale undergraduate years. His League to Enforce Peace sought to find solutions to world problems. Unfortunately, he was best remembered as the president who got stuck in the bathtub, despite the story not being true. His father, Alphonso Taft, was Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S
  • When was
    William Howard Taft born?

    William Howard Taft was born on Tuesday, September 15, 1857

  • Where was
    William Howard Taft born?

    William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati, OH

  • How old is
    William Howard Taft?

    William Howard Taft is 162


Best Quotes

  • We shall have to begin all over again. [Taft hoped that] the Senators might change their minds, or that the people might change the Senate; in...
  • Well, children, enjoy this all you can, for in four years you may begin to walk over again.
  • We have been struggling along for several hundred years with our system of education ... the question of what we should do for the Negro and t...
  • The personal touch between the people and the man to whom they temporarily delegated power of course conduces to a better understanding betwee...
  • She does not realize that the only difference between us is that she is on one stage and I on another. I feel that I am acting just as much as...
  • Roosevelt could always keep ahead with his work, but I cannot do it, and I know it is a grievous fault, but it is too late to remedy it. The c...
  • It is fitting that the Government of the United States should assume the obligation of the establishment and maintenance of a first-class univ...
  • I thank those who were good enough to say something pleasant about the incoming administration, for I am glad to get it now. I heard of the ma...
  • I think the most important education that we have is the education which now I am glad to say is being accepted as the proper one, and one whi...
  • I think we will live through his term, Archie, and I'll tell you something, old man, if they don't stop hammering me, first Bryan for not enfo...
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