William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the United States from 1909 to 1913. He was the only US president to also serve as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and oversaw the implementation of several government reforms and policies. Taft is renowned for his active foreign policy, which included arbitrating international disputes.
William Howard Taft was an American politician who served as the 27th President of the United States from 1909 to 1913. He was born on September 15, 1857, and was 72 when he died on March 8, 1930. He is best known for his efforts seeking a more ethical and efficient civil service system, and for increasing the influence of the US in world affairs.