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Charles Phelps Taft
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1897
Death: Jun. 24, 1983





Son of President William Howard Taft. Born September 20, 1897 he died June 24, 1983. Athlete, soldier, lawyer,

author, politician and civic reformer, he married Eleanor K. Chase and had

seven children. A deeply religious man, he was a founder of the World

Council of Churches, and he worked tirelessly to better his beloved

Cincinnati, serving on the City Council for sixteen terms and one term as

mayor. In 1925, he was the youngest president of the international

Y.M.C.A. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Howard Taft (1857 - 1930)
  Helen Herron Taft (1861 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Chase Taft (1894 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Seth Chase Taft (1922 - 2013)*
  Lucia Chase Taft (1924 - 1955)*
  Rosalyn Rawson Taft (1930 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Alphonso Taft (1889 - 1953)*
  Helen Taft Manning (1891 - 1987)*
  Charles Phelps Taft (1897 - 1983)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 60, Lot 6.
 
Created by: Laurie
Record added: Dec 18, 2006
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