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Alphonso Taft
Birth: Nov. 10, 1810
Death: May 21, 1891

US Secretary of War. Served as US Secretary of War in 1876 and as US Attorney General from 1876 to 1877, US minister to Austria-Hungary from 1882 to 1884, and as US minister to Russia from 1884 to 1885. He was the second member of the Taft political dynasty that included US President and Chief Justice William Howard Taft, Senator Robert Taft, Senator and Ohio governor Robert Taft Jr. and Governor Robert Taft III. (bio by: Erik Lander) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Rawson Taft (1785 - 1867)
  Sylvia Howard Taft (1793 - 1866)
 
 Spouses:
  Louisa Maria Torrey Taft (1827 - 1907)
  Louise Maria Torrey Taft (1827 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Phelps Taft (1843 - 1929)*
  Peter Rawson Taft (1846 - 1889)*
  Baby Taft (1848 - 1848)*
  Alphonso Taft (1850 - 1851)*
  Alphonso Taft (1851 - 1852)*
  Samuel Davenport Taft (1855 - 1856)*
  William Howard Taft (1857 - 1930)*
  Henry Waters Taft (1859 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 52, Lot 114 verified at cemetery
 
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Record added: Feb 21, 1999
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- Jim Bradley
 Added: Jun. 8, 2013
Alphonso Taft: Sir, you will be remembered as the second member of the Taft political dynasty, thanks for serving this nation, remembering you after 122 years, may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: May. 21, 2013

- Sharon
 Added: Mar. 8, 2013
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