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Taft Definition

(Wikipedia) - Taft

Taft may refer to:

  • The Taft family, a political dynasty that includes the above-named President:
    • The Tafts of Mendon and Uxbridge, Massachusetts:
      • Robert Taft, Sr., immigrant, patriarch of the Taft family, and great-great-great-great-grandfather of President Taft
      • Josiah Taft, grandson of Robert Sr and husband of Lydia Chapin Taft
      • Lydia Chapin Taft, widow of Josiah and the first woman to vote in colonial America
      • Peter Rawson Taft, great-great-grandson of Robert Sr, grandfather of President Taft, and a Vermont legislator
    • The Tafts of Ohio:
      • Alphonso Taft, Attorney General and Secretary of War of the United States, co-founder of Skull and Bones, great-great-great-grandson of Robert Sr, and father of President Taft
      • Charles Phelps Taft (1843–1929)
      • Horace Dutton Taft, brother of the President
      • Robert Taft, United States Senator from Ohio, son of the President
      • Robert Taft, Jr., United States Senator from Ohio, son of the above-named Senator
      • Bob Taft, former Governor of Ohio, great grandson of the President, and grandson and son (respectively) of the above two men
  • Other people named Taft, but not members of the above family:
    • Bill Taft, American rock musician
    • George Taft, English footballer
    • Lorado Taft, American sculptor
    • Kevin Taft, Canadian politician
Place namesIranPhilippines
  • Taft, Eastern Samar
  • Taft Avenue
    • Taft Avenue MRT Station
United States
  • Taft, California
  • Taft, California, former name of Cromberg, California
  • Taft, Florida
  • Taft, Kentucky
  • Taft, Louisiana
  • Taft, Minnesota
  • Taft, Montana
  • Taft, Oklahoma
  • Taft, Oregon
  • Taft, Tennessee
  • Taft, Texas
  • Taft, Virginia
  • Taft, Wisconsin, a town
  • The Taft School in Watertown, Connecticut, founded by Horace Dutton Taft
Other uses
  • Taft Broadcasting, a former media conglomerate controlled by the Taft family
  • Synonym for Taffeta
  • A character in The Tick.
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