William Howard Taft

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In History
  • his dad is born

    his dad is born
    His dad is born his name was Alfonso Taft he was an American jurist
  • his mom is born

    his mom is born
    his mom's name is Louise Taft she was a very good mother and told William he could do what ever he wanted is he just put his heart to is
  • Taft is Born

    Taft is Born
    William Howard Taft was born in Cincinnati Ohio to his parents Alfonso and Torrey Taft.
  • William starts high school

    William starts high school
    He attended Woodward hight school in Cincinnati he was a good student he loved sports even though he was very obese
  • William graduates high school

    William graduates high school
    He ended high school with a four-year grade point average of 91.6
  • starts collage

    starts collage
    After he graduated from high school he went on to law school at Yale University
  • first job

    first job
    After graduating from Yale he went on to be a reporter for the Cincinnati commercial
  • Graduates Cincinnati law school

    Graduates Cincinnati law school
    he loved learning law and a fun fact is he liked law better than being president
  • Gets married

    Gets married
    he married Helen Taft and as they get older that are going to have three children
  • son Robert was born

    son Robert was born
    Robert Alfonso Taft would be the first of three children he got his middle name from his grandpa
  • Daughter Helen Taft was born

    Daughter Helen Taft was born
    she was the second of three children she was named after her mom Helen Taft
  • Become governor of the Philippines

    Become governor of the Philippines
    before becoming president he was the governor of the Phillippines
  • dad dies

    dad dies
    his dad dies of old age
  • become a judge on the sixth circuit quart of appeals

    become a judge on the sixth circuit quart of appeals
    he finally got a job on a quart of his first quart jobs
  • son Charles Taft is born

    son Charles Taft is born
    Charles Taft was the last of the three children that William and his wife Helen will have
  • Appointed secretary of war

    Appointed secretary of war
    he was appointed to the position of secretary of war by his old friend Theodore rosavelt
  • mother dies

    mother dies
    she just as her husband dies of old age
  • elected president

    elected president
    he won his presidency against William Bryan he never really liked his position as president but he was president for a four-year term
  • first school named after him

    first school named after him
    the first school to be made in honor of him is a middle school in Columbus ohio
  • first

    first
    the first president to own a car Taft selected a White Model M; steam powered, 40 horsepower, seven-passenger touring car.
  • wife gets sick

    wife gets sick
    Helen his wife suffers a stroke leaving her speech impaired
  • Taft visits Porfirio DÌaz

     Taft visits Porfirio DÌaz
    he went to Mexico to visit a Mexican well-known general;
  • throws ball first pitch at a baseball game

    throws ball first pitch at a baseball game
    he was the first president to throw the first pitch at a baseball game
  • the north pole is discovered

    the north pole is discovered
    Explorer Roald Amundsen discovered the South Pole
  • loses reelection

    loses reelection
    even though he did not like being president he ran for reelection but lost to Woodrow Wilson
  • new Mexico becomes a state

    new Mexico becomes a state
    new Mexico was the forty-seventh states of the united states
  • Arizona become a state

    Arizona become a state
    Arizona was the forty-eighth state in the united states
  • us population

    us population
    the population of us hits 97,200,000
  • chief justice

    chief justice
    he is appointed chief justice of the united states supreme quart
  • william dies

    william dies
    he died due to heart problems he was seventy-three years old