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27th President (1909-1913)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
References, Links, & Further Reading

Education: Yale

Occupation: lawyer

Political Affiliation: Republican

Organizational Affiliation(s): Mason

Religious Affiliation: Unitarian

Summary of Religious Views:

Views on Religion & Politics:


References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Works by William Howard Taft

Four Aspects of Civic Duty, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906; reprint, Four Aspects Of Civic Duty
Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and its Peril, Yale Univ. Press, 1913; reprint, Popular Government: Its Essence, Its Permanence and its Perils (Library of Liberal Thoughtt)
The Anti-Trust Act and the Supreme Court, Harper & Bros., 1914
Our Chief Magistrate and His Powers, Columbia Univ. Press, 1915
ed. by David H. Burton and A. E. Campbell, The Collected Works of William Howard Taft, 8 vols., Ohio Univ. Press


Donald F. Anderson, William Howard Taft: A Conservative's Conception of the Presidency, Cornell Univ. Press, 1968
Judith I. Anderson, William Howard Taft: An Intimate History, W.W. Norton, 1981
David Burton, William Howard Taft: Confident Peacemaker, St. Joseph's Univ. Press, 2004
Paolo E. Coletta, The Presidency of William Howard Taft (American Presidency Series), Univ. Press of Kansas, 1973
Lewis L. Gould, The William Howard Taft Presidency (American Presidency Series), Univ. Press of Kansas, 2009
Lewis L. Gould, Chief Executive to Chief Justice: Taft betwixt the White House and Supreme Court, Univ. Press of Kansas, 2014
Alpheus T. Mason, William Howard Taft: Chief Justice, Univ. Press of America, 1983
Henry F. Pringle, The Life and Times of William Howard Taft, 2 vols., Farrar & Rinehart, 1939
Peter Renstrom, The Taft Court: Justices, Rulings, And Legacy, ABC-CLIO, 2003
Walter V. and Marie V. Scholes, The Foreign Policies of the Taft Administration,, Univ. of Missouri Press, 1970



Works by William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft: Selected Works (Humanities Web)
Document Library (TeachingAmericanHistory.org)
Inaugural Address (AMDOCS)
Inaugural Address of William Howard Taft (Avalon Project -- Yale Law School)
Dollar Diplomacy (Documents Relating to American Foreign Policy -- Mt. Holyoke)
William Howard Taft -- Abolishment of war throughout the world (Vincent Voice Library -- Michigan State University Libraries)

Biographical Sites

William Howard Taft [alternate site] (POTUS)
William Howard Taft (White House)
William Howard Taft (USA Presidents)
William Howard Taft (American President)
A Biography of William Howard Taft (1857-1930) (Hypertext on American History)
William Howard Taft (The OYEZ Project -- Northwestern University)
Life Portrait of William Howard Taft (C-SPAN)
William Howard Taft (Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography)
William Taft (Medical History of the Presidents of the United States)
Kinemacolor Frames of William Howard Taft (American WideScreen Museum)
The Taft Summer White House

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