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William Howard Taft and the First Motoring Presidency 1909-1913

by Michael L. Bromley

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • United States - General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Automotive - History,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • Travel,
  • History,
  • Political,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139766M
    ISBN 100786429526
    ISBN 109780786429523
    OCLC/WorldCa150381376

    SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Donald F. Anderson. William Howard pp. Michael L. Bromley. William Howard Taft and the First Motoring Presidency, McFarland. pp. David H. Burton. The Learned Presidency: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft The William Howard Taft Presidency. University Press of Kansas. pp.   William Howard Taft and the First Motoring Presidency Michael L. Bromley Synopsis William Howard Taft declared, "I am sure the automobile coming in as a toy of the wealthier class is going to prove the most useful of them all to all classes, rich and poor.".

    Make Offer - William H Taft 27th United States President Token Medal President William Howard Taft Campaign Speech RPPC Real Photo Postcard $ President William Howard Taft's grandfather, Peter Rawson Taft I, was born in Uxbridge in The Hon. Bezaleel Taft Sr., Lydia's son, left a legacy of five generations or more of public service, including at least three generations in the state legislature of Tafts in Massachusetts.

    William Howard Taft is pictured in his robes as Chief Justice of the United States, February 5, He served in the post from to Taft served as the 27th U.S. President, (AP Photo). Comment: Butt, an Army officer, was military aide first to President Theodore Roosevelt and then to President William Taft. On Ap , Butt was at sea aboard the Titanic returning from a European vacation that Taft had insisted he take. President Taft later said: "When I heard that part of the ship's company had gone down, I gave up hope for the rescue of Major Butt, unless by accident.


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