Alphonso Taft (1810-1891)

Alphonso Taft was the secretary of war (1876) and attorney general (1876-77) under President Grant. Taft also served as U.S. minister to Austria-Hungary and Russia. He was appointed judge of the Cincinnati Superior Court and served from 1865 to 1872. He was the father of William Howard Taft, the twenty-seventh president of the United States.

Date:
1875 circa 15 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES19143
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1243px
Width:
751px
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