William H. Taft Campaign Buttons

William H. Taft Campaign Buttons – William H. Taft campaign Buttons were produced between 1908 to 1913. William Taft was proceeded by Theodore Roosevelt and succeeded by Woodrow Wilson.

Before Taft became the 27th President of the United States March 4, 1909 – March 4, 1913, he attended Yale and was a member of the “Skul and Bones”. Taft’s father was a founding member.

William Howard Taft was the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt and won the election of 1908. When Taft was up for re-election, Roosevelt split the Republican party and was the primary reason Taft lost to Woodrow Wilson. During Taft’s four years in office, it was very uncomfortable for him because of the bickering between the conservatives and progressives.

REF: https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-white-house/presidents/herbert-hoover/

REF: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hoover

William H. Taft’s campaign buttons are a great way to learn about US history while investing in a tangible product (buttons) that will increase in value for generations to come.

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