Age when William Howard Taft was elected president?
William H. Taft was age 51 when elected President.
He was only ever elected President once. He was elected Vice President and became President when William McKinley was assassinated. After finishing out McKinley's term, he was elected. He then chose not to run again, essentially hand-picking William Howard Taft to be the Republican presidential candidate. Taft was elected but Roosevelt did not like the way he was running the country and decided to run for President again in 1912, but lost.
William Howard Taft, the twenty-seventh President of the United States, served just a single term in office, between March 4, 1909 and March 4, 1913. He was not re-elected in 1912, and the election campaign of that year put great strains on the friendship of himself and Theodore Roosevelt, who finished second in the 1912 election, pushing Taft into third place.
William Howard Taft was the President of the United States in 1912. William Taft (born September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio; died March 8, 1930 in Washington, DC) succeeded Theodore Roosevelt as the twenty-seventh President of the United States, serving between March 4, 1909 and March 4, 1913, including the whole of 1912. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was elected President in 1912. He beat out Roosevelt and Taft. William Howard Taft
Taft was 51 when he was elected President. William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the US, born September 18, 1857. After leaving office, he was later appointed the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. His first federal office, that of Solicitor General, came at the age of 32 in 1890. He was elected President at the age of 51 in November, 1908. He was appointed Chief Justice at the age of 63…
The father of William Howard Taft (1857-1930), 27th President of the United States and 10th Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court, was Alphonso Taft, a prominent Republican who served as Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant The father of William Howard Taft III (1915-1991), US Ambassador to Ireland, was Robert Alphonso Taft. The father of William Howard Taft IV, was William Howard Taft III.