Presentation on theme: " He was born on September 15 th, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He died in Washington D.C on March 8 th, 1930 at age 72. He was elected on March 1 st,"— Presentation transcript:
He was born on September 15 th, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He died in Washington D.C on March 8 th, 1930 at age 72. He was elected on March 1 st, 1909. He was a Republican. He got stuck in a bathtub during his first term.
Mom-Louise Dad-Alphonso Brother-Henry Brother-Horace Sister- Frances Step Brothers-Charles and Peter Kids teased him and called him “Lubber” because he was large. He graduated from Yale for college.
He was married to Helen Herron. They got married in 1886. Robert-son Helen-daughter Charles-Son He had a very little house.
He ran against William Jennings Bryan. Vice president: James S. Sherman. He got 321 votes. William Jennings Bryan got 162 votes. Taft won by a lot of votes.
One of his workers accused Richard A. Balling of making dishonest land deals. This was a very big problem because he ended up being innocent.
After Taft was president he became a law professor at Yale. During those years Taft gave many speeches.
Taft was the fattest president ever. Taft was the very first president to own a car. Taft was the secretary of war. Taft Lived to be 72.
William Taft By, BreAnn Rumsch. 2009. Fact monster.com Britannica