Our 27th President
William is the 27th President of the U.S.A. He became president at age 51. He served 1 term (4 years) and failed re-election. He is a republican and his occupation is a Lawyer, Writer, and professor. He married Nellie Herron Taft and had 3 children: Helen, Charles, and Robert. His Dad Alphonso and Mother Louise had 4 children William, Fanny, Henry, and Horace. When William was little his classmates made fun of him because of his size. They called him â€śLubber.â€ť Despite that awful teasing Taft had many friends.
William is from Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born on September 15th, 1857.
Taft was 73 years old when he died in 1930.
If he was alive now, he would be 150!
He died because of a heart disease
Woodward High school is where William attended when he was 15.
Taft went to Yale University when he was 17 yearsold!
He also studied law at the Cincinnati Law School.
In 1898, the Philippine Islands became a U.S. territory. Mr. Taft was asked to go there and establish order and form a government. The next year, William became the first civil governor of the Philippines. He built roads, harbors, and schools. He improved there land reforms and economy. The Philippines are now self governing because of William, they never wanted him to leave their country.
William had a couple jobs. He was aâ€¦
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