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Alphonso Taft

Alphonso TaftBorn: 5-Nov-1810
Birthplace: Townshend, VT
Died: 21-May-1891
Location of death: San Diego, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Attorney General under Grant

Father: Peter Rawson Taft (b. 1785, d. 1867)
Wife: Louisa Maria Torrey Taft
Son: William Howard Taft (US President)

    University: Yale University (1833)
    Law School: Yale Law School
    Administrator: Trustee, University of Cincinnati
    Administrator: Trustee, Yale University

    US Attorney General 1876-77 under Ulysses S. Grant
    US Secretary of War 1876 under Ulysses S. Grant
    US Ambassador to Austria-Hungary 1882-84
    US Ambassador to Russia 1884-85
    Skull and Bones Society
    Taft Family

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