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Taft, William Howard (Administration)

WILLIAM HOWARD Taft (1857–1930) was the 27th president of the United States, serving from 1909 to 1913. Compared to his dynamic and reform-minded predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, the rotund William Howard Taft seemed anything but a Progressive.

His opponents in the Democratic Party ...

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