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On This Day: Taft first president to be buried at Arlington

In 1845, John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, died in Allen County ... 500,000 in the United States. In 1930, William Howard Taft became the first former U.S. president and chief justice of ... read more

William Howard Taft, former president and chief justice, dies at 72 in 1930

(Originally published by the Daily News on March 9, 1930.) WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8 — William Howard Taft died at 5:15 p.m. today. Surrendering at last to a combination of ailments, the former ... read more

White House orders boycott of correspondents' dinner

... year a president did not send a substitute was 1930 when Chief Justice and former President William Howard Taft died just hours before the dinner. President Hoover declared a period of national ... read more

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William Howard Taft’s truly historic ‘double-double’

On June 30, 1921, President Warren Harding announced that former President William Howard Taft ... Supreme Court Justice and presidential candidate Charles Evans Hughes replace him as Chief Justice.) ... read more


The best way to tell if someone is a conservative

That year, a former president and a future president ran against the incumbent president, who lost, as did the country, which would have been much better off giving another term to William Howard Taft ... read more

Taft buried at Arlington, March 11, 1930

On this day in 1930, William Howard Taft, who became the nation’s 27th president in 1909 and who had resigned as chief justice ... died on the same day – March 8. Both jurists were Republicans and ... read more

This day in Erie history: March 11, 1930

March 11, 1930: The nation says good-bye to William Howard Taft, former president and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Taft died March 8 at age 73 and is borne today to the U.S. Capitol, where ... read more

10 birthday facts about President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft ... the White House, Taft taught at Yale Law School and he was named by President Warren Harding to the Supreme Court in 1921. He was Chief Justice until he retired, shortly before ... read more

President Taft’s weight problem chronicled: Nov. 27, 1911

On this day in 1911, Elizabeth Jaffray, the White House housekeeper, wrote in her diary about a talk she had with William Howard ... chief justice of the United States. Taft held that position shortly ... read more



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