Taft

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Taft may refer to:

People[edit]

  • 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

Place names[edit]

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Philippines
United States

Other uses[edit]

  • Taft Broadcasting, a former media conglomerate controlled by the Taft family
  • Synonym for Taffeta
  • A character in The Tick.