Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
- Existence: 1857-09-15 - 1930-03-08
Biographical / Historical
William H. Taft (1857-1930) was an American politician, government official, lawyer, and judge. He served as the president of the United States from 1909 to 1913, and as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
James H. Thompson papers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the legal and business correspondence of James H. Thompson covering the years 1911 to 1913. The collection is divided into four sections: business which consists of correspondence concerning real estate, The Original Gas Engine Company, stocks and investments; legal matters and politics concerning Thompson's law practice, the election of 1912 and congratulatory letters; personal consisting of correspondence relating to Mason activities, genealogy of Thompson's...
Dates: 1911 - 1913
Theodore Roosevelt letter
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Charles Warren of Three Oaks, Michigan dated January 7, 1913, in which the defeated candidate expresses his unwillingness to attempt to advise either President Taft, or the newly-elected Wilson.
William L. Carpenter papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is composed of letters Carpenter received and duplicates of many of those that he sent. Many of them are of an essentially personal nature. In later life he became particularly interested in family genealogy and many letters were written and received on this subject.Included in the collection are a number of writings by Carpenter relating his experiences as a lawyer and judge. References to Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University)...
Dates: 1851 - 1950