William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft achieved the unique feat of being U.S. President and then Chief Justice of the United States.


White House Biography
From the official White House site

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

The Election of 1908
Taft's only victory

The 16th Amendment
Income tax amendment backed by Taft

The Election of 1912
Taft ran again but finished third.

William Howard Taft, Chief Justice
The only president to also head the Court

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