President William Taft
(15 Sep 1857 - 8 Mar 1930)
American president, judge and lawyer who was the 27th U.S. President (1909-1913), then taught at Yale University Law School until appointed by President Harding to be the 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, until his death.
Science Quotes by President William Taft (1 quote)
My impression about the Panama Canal is that the great revolution it is going to introduce in the trade of the world is in the trade between the east and the west coast of the United States.
— President William Taft
Speech at a banquet in San Francisco (5 Oct 1909). Collected in Presidential addresses and state papers, from March 4, 1909 to March 4, 1910 (1910), 330.