William howard taft september 15 1857 march 8 1930 was the 27th president of the united states 1909 1913 and the tenth chief justice of the united states 1921 1930 the only person to have held both offices taft was elected president in 1908 the chosen successor of theodore roosevelt but was defeated for re election by woodrow wilson in 1912 after roosevelt split the . William howard taft president chief justice william howard taft is the only individual in united states history to hold both the presidency and the chief justiceship of the supreme court taft was born in 1857 in cincinnati ohio and earned a bachelors degree from yale university in 1878 he graduated from the cincinnati law school in 1880 and . William howard taft 27th president 1909 13 and 10th chief justice of the united states 1921 30 as president taft alienated progressive republicans thereby contributing to the split in republican ranks in 1912 to the formation of the bull moose party and to his failure to win a second term. William howard taft remains the only person to serve as both president and chief justice of the united states he was much happier on the supreme court than he was in the white house he called the position of chief justice next to my wife and childrenthe nearest thing to my heart in life. William howard taft the 27th president of the united states fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the supreme court becoming the only person to have served as both a
How it works:
1. Register Trial Account.
2. Download The Books as you like ( Personal use )