William Howard Taft at Delaware College, June 10, 1918
William Howard Taft at Delaware College, June 10, 1918.
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National political figures visited the University of Delaware throughout its history. On June 10, 1918, Delaware College hosted William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States of America. The former President, then a Professor of Law at Yale University, gave the commencement address.