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Hon. Charles Phelps Taft (Charlie)
21 December 1843 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States of America [ s1417 ]
31 December 1929 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States of America [ s1417 ]
2 January 1930 in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States of America [ s976 s1417 ]
Born 5 November 1810 - Died 21 May 1891
Born 1823 - Died 1852
Born 12 March 1852 - Died 31 January 1931
4 December 1873 in Cincinnatti, Ohio, United States of America
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Born 1881 -
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Born 5 January 1876 - Died 21 February 1891
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Ancestral View
Charles Phelps Taft 1843-1929Charles Phelps Taft - Oil portrait 1902 by Raimundo de Madrazo Garreta

TAFT, Charles Phelps, (half-brother of President William Howard Taft, uncle of Robert Alphonso Taft and granduncle of Robert Taft, Jr.), a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 21, 1843; attended the common schools and was graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., in 1860, from Yale College in 1864, and from Columbia College Law School of New York in 1866; was admitted to the bar in 1866; went to Germany and was graduated from the University of Heidelberg in 1867; commenced the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1869; member of the State house of representatives 1871-1873; became owner and editor of the Cincinnati Times-Star in 1879; member of the board of sinking-fund trustees of the city of Cincinnati for sixteen years and served as president 1898-1908; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for renomination in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; resumed the newspaper business in Cincinnati; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1908 and 1912; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, December 31, 1929; interment in Spring Grove Cemetery.
[Source - RFSS Sep 2006]

Ohio Deaths 1908-1953
Name: Charles Phelps Taft
Death Date: 31 Dec 1929
Death Place: Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio
Birth Date: 21 Dec 1843
Birthplace: Cincinnati, O
Death Age: 86 years 10 days
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Race or Color: Caucasian
Street Address: 316 Pike St
Occupation: Owner Of Cincinnati Times
Burial Date: 02 Jan 1930
Burial Place:
Cemetery Name: Spr Grove
Spouse's Name: Annie Suiton Taft
Father's Name: Alphonso Taft
Father's Birthplace: Vermont
Mother's Name: Fannie Phelps
Mother's Birthplace: Us
Film Number: 1992028
Digital Folder Number: 4022374
Image Number: 1786
Certificate Number: fn 77761
[RFSS Mar 2011]

Headstone of Charles P. Taft
Headstone of Charles Phelps Taft 1843 - 1929
Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of Kevin Guy
The location is Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA.
Link to the Find A Grave site for Charles Phelps Taft
[RFSS May 2008]
The wedding took place in the music room of the Sinton family home at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. [Info from Cincinnatti Enquirer - RFSS Oct 2003]
[ s1417 ] Death Registration - Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 - Death of Charles Phelps Taft on 31 December 1929 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States of America - Film Number: 1992028, Digital Folder Number: 4022374, Image Number: 1786, Certificate Number: fn 77761 - DR1929-31-12-CPT
[ s976 ] Cemetery Marker - Headstone, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America - H1929-31-12-CPT
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