The Nations Choice
Hon. William Howard Taft
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.