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Big Boy Taft
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Big Boy Taft
He was born in Cincinnati, OH on September 15, 1857.
Was the 27th president of the United States and weighed 335 lbs.
He fell asleep while standing up, was tone deaf, threw the first, first pitch, was the first president to own a car, and was the only president to swear.
He was the 27th president, a law professor, and Chief of Justice of the Supreme Court.
He went to Woodward High School, Yale University, and Cincinnati Law School.
His siblings are: Henry Walters Taft, Charles Phelps Taft, Horrace Dutton, and Peter Rawson Taft II. His wife is Helen Herron Taft. His kids are Robert Taft, Charles Phelps Taft II, and Helen Taft Manning.
He gave general supervisory power over dis0rganized federal courts, he put the Philippines and Puerto Rico in federal court system, and successfully argued to give Supreme Court more space.
He died on March 8, 1930 of ill health, in Washington D.C. and was 73 years old.