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Helen Herron [her-uh n] /ˈhɛr ən/ (Show IPA), 1861–1943, U.S. First Lady 1909–13 (wife of William Howard Taft).
[luh-rey-doh] /ləˈreɪ doʊ/ (Show IPA), 1860–1936, U.S. sculptor.
Robert A(lphonso)
[al-fon-soh] /ælˈfɒn soʊ/ (Show IPA), 1889–1953, U.S. lawyer and political leader (son of William Howard).
William Howard, 1857–1930, 27th president of the U.S. 1909–13; chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1921–30.
Contemporary Examples

Political Mythbusting: Third Term’s the Charm Jeff Greenfield August 23, 2014
California School Shooter Had a ‘Hit List’ Christine Pelisek January 11, 2013
A Heroic Teacher in Action David Frum January 10, 2013
Interview With Harold Koh, Obama’s Defender of Drone Strikes Tara McKelvey April 7, 2012
Obama’s Truman Moment Harold Evans September 8, 2011

Historical Examples

Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 Charles A. Beard
The Philippine Islands John Foreman
Theodore Roosevelt and His Times Harold Howland
The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines Isabel Anderson

William Howard. 1857–1930, US statesman; 27th president of the US (1909–13)


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