#1161 – 1960 4c Sen. Robert A. Taft

 
U.S. #1161
4¢ Senator Robert A. Taft
 
Issue Date: October 10, 1960
City: Cincinnati, OH
Quantity: 106,610,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:
10 1/2 x 11
Color: Dull violet
 
U.S. #1161 honors the late Senator Robert A. Taft. The image is based on a photograph of the Senator by Harris and Ewing of Washington, D.C.
 
Robert A. Taft (1889-1953)
Statesman
Robert Alphonso Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of America’s 27th President, William Howard Taft. After attending Yale and then Harvard Law School, Taft became a lawyer and served in the Ohio state legislature. Taft was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1938, and was re-elected twice. In the 1940, 1948, and 1952 presidential elections, Taft campaigned for the Republican nomination for President. Taft was nicknamed “Mr. Republican” because of his influence on the policy of the party.
 
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U.S. #1161
4¢ Senator Robert A. Taft
 
Issue Date: October 10, 1960
City: Cincinnati, OH
Quantity: 106,610,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:
10 1/2 x 11
Color: Dull violet
 
U.S. #1161 honors the late Senator Robert A. Taft. The image is based on a photograph of the Senator by Harris and Ewing of Washington, D.C.
 
Robert A. Taft (1889-1953)
Statesman
Robert Alphonso Taft was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of America’s 27th President, William Howard Taft. After attending Yale and then Harvard Law School, Taft became a lawyer and served in the Ohio state legislature. Taft was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1938, and was re-elected twice. In the 1940, 1948, and 1952 presidential elections, Taft campaigned for the Republican nomination for President. Taft was nicknamed “Mr. Republican” because of his influence on the policy of the party.