In Struggle With Weight, Taft Used a Modern Diet
He got ... weight.” By the time Taft was inaugurated as president in 1909, he had indeed regained all he had lost, and more, weighing 354 pounds. He became the butt of jokes, with many relishing a story that he had gotten stuck in a White House bathtub.
William Howard Taft didn’t deserve to become Nationals’ 5th Racing President
When the popular Racing Presidents step onto the ... But the choicest anecdote about Taft’s weight — that he once got stuck in the White House bathtub and it took six men to yank him out — isn’t true. “It’s a good story, but I haven’t found ...
'Taft 2012': A Presidential Time Warp
Two days later, the White House reveals that the befuddled intruder with a handlebar mustache is really former President William Howard Taft ... his girth and for once, as the possibly apocryphal story goes, getting stuck in a bathtub.
Fact or fiction: Taft got stuck in a tub?
the nation's heaviest president–William Howard Taft–and a story about the his getting stuck in White House bathtub comes up. But that got us thinking–does the Taft tub story really hold water? Follow @politicalticker It's true that weight was an ...
Taft’s Bathtubs Weighed A Ton
Within the folklore of American presidents, one story in particular stands out. William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States reportedly sat down one day for a nice long bath and got ... stuck story might not be true, the former president ...