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Senator Taft Memorial Issue

4c Robert A. Taft single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1161
Description:

This Senator Taft Memorial Issue stamp features a portrait of Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio. He was the son of Twenty-Seventh President and 10th Chief Justice of the United States, William Howard Taft. He served in the Ohio House of Representatives, and then later the State Senate. He was elected to the United States Senate in in 1938 and served three terms. He was a conservative politician, nicknamed “Mr. Republican,” and a critic of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1940, 1948, and 1952.

United States; Ohio; Robert Alphonso Taft; William Howard Taft; lawyer; politician; statesman; conservative; House of Representatives; Senate; President; portrait

Date:
October 10, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (dull violet); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5342
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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