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American National Biography

William Howard Taft

U.S. President

William Howard Taft (15 Sept. 1857-8 Mar. 1930), was the twenty-seventh president of the United States and the U.S. Supereme Court Chief Justice. The only person to hold both of these offices in the nation's history, Taft served the United States with efficiency and achievement during his impressive public career.

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