Family Group


Name Alphonso Taft
Birth 5 Nov 1810
Death 21 May 1891
Spouse Louisa Maria Torrey
Birth 11 Sep 1827
Death 8 Dec 1907
Father Samuel Davenport Torrey (1789-1877)
Mother Susan Holman Waters (1803-1866)
Children
1 M William Howard Taft
Birth 15 Sep 1857, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Death 8 Mar 1930
Spouse Helen Herron
Marriage 19 Jun 1886
Notes for Alphonso Taft
Father of U. S. President William Howard Taft. Alphonso was a lawyer, served as secretary of war and as attorney general for President Ulysses S. Grant and later served as ambassador to Austira-Hungary and Russia.
Notes for Louisa Maria Torrey
2nd Wife of Alphonso Taft. First wife was Fanny Phelps.

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