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Taft Political Button Museum
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Overlapping capital red letters spelling TAFT is written across a white background. The top of the letter characters has sharp points facing downward.

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Senator Robert Alphonso Taft, son of President William Howard Taft, was a three term Republican US Senator from Cincinnati, Ohio. He was known for being financially conservative, but his opposition to prohibition, the Ku Klux Klan, and World War II cost him some political support. He sought the presidential office three times, but lost his final GOP presidential nomination to President Eisenhower in 1952. Taft became majority leader in the Senate in 1953 but soon after died from cancer.

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