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Robert A. Taft

Robert A. TaftAKA Robert Alphonso Taft

Born: 8-Sep-1889
Birthplace: Cincinnati, OH
Died: 31-Jul-1953
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Indian Hill Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Relative
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Ohio, 1939-53

Co-sponsor, with Rep. Fred A. Hartley, of the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947.

Father: William Howard Taft
Mother: Helen Herron ("Nellie")
Brother: Charles Phelps Taft II
Wife: Martha Wheaton Wheaton-Bowers (m. 17-Oct-1914)
Son: William Howard Taft III
Son: Robert Taft, Jr. (Father of Ohio Gov. Bob Taft)

    High School: The Taft School, Watertown, CT
    University: Yale University (1910)
    Law School: Harvard University (1913)

    US Senator, Ohio (1939-53)
    Ohio State Senate (1931-32)
    Ohio State House of Representatives (1921-26)
    Taft Stettinius & Hollister Founder (1924)
    Alfalfa Club 1944
    America First Committee
    Inter-American Dialogue
    Psi Upsilon Fraternity
    Kentucky Colonel 1955
    Taft Family


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