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Sep 15

September 15: William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft (1857) It was on this date, September 15, 1857, that the 27th US President, William Howard Taft, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of a Unitarian. As he grew up, in the late 1850s, Dr. Moncure D. Conway, author of The Life of Thomas Paine, was his church minister. Taft graduated …

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Jul 11

July 11: John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams

There are in this country… a certain proportion of restless and turbulent spirits who must always have something to quarrel about with their neighbors. These people are the authors of religious revivals.

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Mar 08

March 8: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

Throughout most of his legal life, his religious opinion can be said to have been Unitarian. Said Holmes, “the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered that I was not God.”

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