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Helen Taft

23rd First Lady of the United States

(1909-1913)


Full Name: Helen Louise "Nellie" Herron Taft

Born: June 2, 1861

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio

Father: John W. Herron (1827-1912)

Mother: Harriet Collins Herron (1833-1902)

Husband: William H. Taft (1857-1930)

Married: June 19, 1886

Religious Preference: Unknown

Age at Inauguration: 47

Served: March 4, 1909 - March 4, 1913

Died: May 22, 1943

Age at Death: 81

Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia

First Lady at Time of Death: Eleanor Roosevelt