What is Taft?

  • (noun): 27th President of the United States and later chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1857-1930).
    Synonyms: William Howard Taft, President Taft
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on taft:

Taft, Virginia
... Taft is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County in the U ... S ...
Lydia Taft - Place in Early American History
... Josiah Taft was originally known as Ensign Josiah Taft in the Uxbridge Militia, and later as Lieutenant, and then Captain Josiah Taft in the French and Indian War ... It is later reported, that Josiah Taft became the largest taxpayer in the town of Uxbridge in 1756 ...
Luke Taft - Family
... Luke Taft was a 5th generation descendent of Robert Taft I, of the American Taft family ... Robert Taft I had settled from England in the western section of Mendon in 1679 which later became Uxbridge in 1727 ... Luke was the son of Esther and James Taft of Uxbridge, and born into a family of eight other siblings ...
Moses Taft
... Moses Taft 2nd (January 16, 1812–April 2, 1893) was born at Uxbridge, Massachusetts ... in the historic Blackstone Valley, and a member of the famous Taft family ...
The Michelangelo - Taft Hotel
... It was renamed for President William Howard Taft in 1931 after being sold ... One of the hotel's most famous features was the Taft Grill ... The George Hall Orchestra (sometimes called the George Hall Taft Hotel Orchestra) performed from the hotel on Monday through Saturday at noon on CBS ...

More definitions of "Taft":

  • (noun): United States sculptor (1860-1936).
    Synonyms: Lorado Taft

Famous quotes containing the word taft:

    Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that to-day is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    Taft, laughing, “What troubles [brother] Charles is, he is afraid Roosevelt will get the credit of making me President and not himself.” To Charles: “I will agree not to minimize the part you played in making me President if you will agree not to minimize the part Roosevelt played.”
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    There is no “but” in it. The way to be an administration Senator is to vote with the Administration.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)