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  1. Robert Alphonso Taft Sr. (8 de septiembre de 1889 - 31 de julio de 1953) fue un político conservador estadounidense, abogado y miembro del Partido Republicano.

  2. Two of Robert and Martha's grandsons are Robert Alphonso "Bob" Taft III (born 1942), Governor of Ohio from 1999 to 2007, and William Howard Taft IV (born 1945), Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1984 to 1989. In 1917, Taft and his wife bought a 46-acre (190,000 m 2) farm in Indian Hill, a well-to-do suburb of Cincinnati.

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    Coming to national attention in the late 1930s when he was elected to the U.S. Senate for the first of three terms, Taft earned a reputation as an opponent of the New Deal and as an isolationist in foreign affairs. He did his political homework, soon gained the respect of Senate colleagues, and from the start of his career served on such important ...

    In foreign affairs Taft could also be flexible. He backed American entry into the United Nations and was a supporter of Zionism. His attitude toward these major postwar issues revealed that Taft was not the rigid isolationist he had been reputed to be ever since his pre-Pearl Harbor opposition to Lend-Lease and other measures that had tied the Unit...

    Studies of Taft are legion and include innumerable magazine and newspaper articles covering not only his own long career in Cincinnati and Washington but also much about his youth and family heritage. The student of Taft, however, should be directed to the large collection of his papers in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress and to ...

  3. Robert Alphonso Taft was born 8 September 1889 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States to William Howard Taft (1857-1930) and Helen Louise Herron (1861-1943) and died 31 July 1953 New York Hospital, New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States of brain hemorrhage.

  4. His law firm, Taft, Stettinius, and Hollister, which he opened in 1924 with his brother Charles, continues to bear his name today. US Senator. A member of the Republican Party and a conservative, he served as a representative from the state of Ohio in the US Senate from 1939 until his death in 1953 and was regarded by historians as one of the most powerful US Senators of the 20th century.

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  5. Robert Alphonso Taft Jr. (February 26, 1917 – December 7, 1993) was an American politician. He was a member of the Taft political family who served as a Republican Congressman from Ohio between 1963 and 1965, as well as between 1967 and 1971. He also served as a U.S. Senator between 1971 and 1976. Contents 1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life

  6. Robert Alphonso Taft —continued Y ale University Art Professor Deane Keller was recom­ mended by Robert Taft’s brother Charles to paint the senator’s portrait for one of the oval wall panels in the Senate Reception Room of the Capitol. Keller, of Hamden, Connecticut, was considered the “unofficial artist” of Yale, Robert Taft’s ...