Former U.S. President and Chief Justice William Taft taken out of a car and assisted to his house by men after he fell ill.
Washington DC USA Date:1930, February 8 Duration:39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Footage of former U.S. President William Howard Taft, recently retired the week before as Chief Justice of the United States. Exterior view of the Taft house in Washington DC at 2215 Wyoming Avenue NW, Washington DC. (A Georgian Revival style house built in 1904 and purchased by Taft from Congressman Alvin Fuller. It later was the home of the Embassy of Syria in Washington DC). Car out front. Taft is returning from Asheville North Carolina to Washington DC, as he has fallen ill. William Howard Taft is taken out of a car by a few men. The men assist William Taft in walking into his house. (Taft died in the home a month later on March 9, 1930).
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