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William Howard TAFT (1857-1930), 27th U. S. President, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Secretary of War, Provisional Governor of Cuba, Civil Governor of Philippine Islands, judge, attorney, and author, married Helen HERRON (1861-1943), 23rd First Lady. Pres. TAFT was father of Sen. Robert Alphonso TAFT I (1889-1953), grandfather of Sen. Robert Alphonso TAFT II (1917-1993), and great grandfather of Ohio Gov. Robert Alphonso TAFT III (b. 1942).

William Howard TAFT (1857-1930), 27th U. S. President, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Secretary of War, Provisional Governor of Cuba, Civil Governor of Philippine Islands, judge, attorney, and author, married Helen HERRON (1861-1943), 23rd First Lady.

Elizabeth Rosemond TAYLOR (b. 1932), stage and film actress, appeared in over 50 films, won Academy Awards for BUterfield 8 and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, married eight times (and divorced seven times): Nicky HILTON (1950-1951), Michael WILDING (1952-1956), Mike TODD (1957-died 1958), Eddie FISHER (1959-1964), Richard BURTON (1964-1974 and 1975-1976), Sen. John WARNER (1976-1982), and Larry FORTENSKY (1991-1996).

Zachary TAYLOR (1784-1850), 12th U. S. President, Maj. General, married Margaret Mackall SMITH (1788-1852), 10th First Lady.

Lowell THOMAS (1892-1981), radio and television commentator, and travel author.

Louis Comfort TIFFANY (1848-1933), painter and decorative glass artist, the son of Charles Lewis TIFFANY (1812-1902), jeweler and founder of Tiffany & Co., whose ancestry follows.

Clarence Almon TORREY (1869-1962), genealogist, and compiler of New England Marriages Before 1700 (1979).

Harry S TRUMAN (1884-1972), 33rd U. S. President, Vice President, Senator, judge, attorney, and haberdasher, married Elizabeth Virginia 'Bess' WALLACE (1885-1982), 30th First Lady.

John TRUMBULL (1756-1843), artist, having painted historic scenes and portraits of notables, including George WASHINGTON and Timothy DWIGHT. Four of his paintings are in the rotunda of the Capitol: Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Declaration of Independence, and Resignation of Washington.

Jonathan TRUMBULL (1740-1809), Gov. of Connecticut, U. S. Senator, Speaker of U. S. House, Congressman, 1st Comptroller of the U. S. Treasury. Brother of John TRUMBULL, artist.

Brig. Gen. Strong VINCENT (1837-1863), Commander of the 3rd Brigade, Fifth Corps at Gettysburg, where he died on July 7th.


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