Taft, Helen

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Taft, Helen Gender: F
Helen Louise Herron
born on 2 June 1861
Place Cincinnati, Ohio, 39n10, 84w27
Timezone LMT m84w27 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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American First Lady, wife of US President William Howard Taft, inaugurated 3/04/1909. She was raised in a politically active family, and became engaged to Taft, a young town lawyer in May 1885. They married on 6/19/1886.

Two months after she and Taft entered the White House, she had a stroke from which she recovered with her speech affected. In 1914 she published her autobiography "Recollections of a Full Life."

She died at her home in Washington, DC on 22 May 1943, age 81.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 19 June 1886 (William Howard Taft)
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  • Social : Great Publicity 4 March 1909 (Husband sworn in as President)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1914 (Her autobiography)

Source Notes

Date from reference, time unknown. Previous entry gave 2 January 1861. T. Pat Davis rectifies the time to 9:41 AM EST


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Pres. Taft)