Sunday, September 15, 2013

President William Howard Taft and VP James S. Sherman

The Nations Choice
For President
Hon. William Howard Taft
of Ohio

For Vice President
Hon. James S. Sherman
of New York

This is postmarked in 1908 with a one cent Franklin stamp.

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William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921-1930). He is the only person to have served in both offices.

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James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was a United States Representative from New York and the 27th Vice President of the United States (1909–1912), under President William Howard Taft.
He was the first Vice President to fly in a plane (New York, 1911), and also the first to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game.
Here is one more postmarked in 1908 with pre-printed signatures  ...

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