William Howard Taft

Early Life and Family

Did William Howard Taft have any siblings?

He had two half-brothers, Charles and Peter, who were products of his father’s first marriage to Fanny Phelps. Fanny Phelps Taft died at age twenty-nine. Alphonse Taft then married Taft’s mother, Louisa. Taft had three full siblings: Henry, Horace, and Frances.


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