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Robert A. Taft

Politician, Relative (8-Sep-1889 — 31-Jul-1953)


Joseph H. Boucher. A Blind Date With Destiny. Roslindale, MA: (privately-printed). 1959. 118pp.

Caroline Thomas Harnsberger. A Man of Courage: Robert A. Taft. Wilcox and Follett Company: Chicago, IL. 1952. 370pp.

Russell Kirk; James McClellan. The Political Principles of Robert A. Taft. New York: Fleet Press Corporation. 1967. 213pp.

James T. Patterson. Mr. Republican: A Biography of Robert A. Taft. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 1972. 749pp.

Jhan Robbins. Eight Weeks to Live: The Last Chapter in the Life of Senator Robert A. Taft. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. 1954. 23pp.

Phyllis Robbins. Robert A. Taft: Boy and Man. Cambridge, MA: Dresser, Chapman and Grimes. 1963. 288pp.

Gerald Schomp. The Political Assassination of Robert A. Taft. Plantation, FL: Allegiance Books. 1967. 244pp.

Clarence E. Wunderlin. Robert A. Taft: Ideas, Tradition, and Party in U.S. Foreign Policy. Rowman & Littlefield. 2005. 240pp.

Clarence E. Wunderlin (editor). The Papers of Robert A. Taft. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press. 1997, xxxx, 2003, 2006. (4 vols.) 620pp. + 688pp. + 584pp. + 514pp.


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  6. Congressional Biography [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1095)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.686)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1427)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.1016)

  11. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.687-88)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.716)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.475)

  14. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.821)

  15. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.303)

  16. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.554)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.186)

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