Definition of Taft, William Howard in English:

Taft, William Howard

proper noun

  • (1857–1930), 27th president of the US 1909–13. A Republican, he succeeded Theodore Roosevelt to the presidency. His administration is remembered for its use of dollar diplomacy, enforcement of antitrust laws, and enactment of tariff laws. He later served as chief justice of the US 1921–30.

Pronunciation:

Taft, William Howard

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