William Howard Taft

Post Presidency

When and where did he die?

Taft, who was the largest president in U.S. history, suffered from several health problems after he left the presidency, including high blood pressure and heart disease. He died on March 8, 1930, in Washington, D.C. He remains the only person in United States history to serve as a president of the United States and Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. In fact, no other president has ever served in any capacity on the Supreme Court.


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