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William Taft Timeline


Short Biography of President William Taft
Lifespan: 1857 – 1930
Born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio
William Taft died on March 8, 1930 in Washington D.C.
Twenty-seventh President of America - His term in office was from 1909 to 1913

Why was William Taft famous?
William Taft was famous as the twenty-seventh President of the United States of America and Taft's Dollar Diplomacy and the dissolution of trusts.

The next US President was Woodrow Wilson.
 

1857

 

William Taft was born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio

1876

 

Battle of the Little Bighorn

1877

 

Nez Perce War

1886

 

William Taft was married to Helen Herron Tafton June 19, 1886. They had 3 Children

1887-90

 

Judge in Ohio Superior Court, 1887-90

1890-92

 

U.S. Solicitor General, 1890-92

1892-1900

 

U.S. Circuit Court Judge, 1892-1900

1901-04

 

Governor of the Philippines, 1901-04

1904-08

 

Secretary of War, 1904-08 (under T. Roosevelt)

1909

 

1909 William Taft became the President of the United States of America
Taft's Dollar Diplomacy which called for the use of diplomatic and military action to further business interests overseas. Antitrust Policy

1913

 

Sixteenth Amendment Ratified (1913)

1913

 

1913 The Presidency of William Taftended

1917

 

US enters World War I

1919

 

Treaty of Versailles

1921-30

 

Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1921-30

1924

 

Indian Reorganization Act

1927

 

Indian Reorganization Act
Charles Lindbergh makes first trans-Atlantic flight
The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson is the first "talkie" to be released

1929

 

Great Depression begins

1930

 

William Taft died of a heart attack on March 8, 1930 in Washington D.C. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

William Taft Timeline

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