Subject: Chief of Two Shows
From: Christopher W. Thomas (poetlaureate@poetic.com)
Host: 209-150-40-71.s71.tnt1.spg.ma.dialup.rcn.com
Date: Wed June 30, 1999 at 10:25PM

Chief of Two Shows


On this day in nineteen hundred and twenty-one
President Warren G. Harding brought attention
To the man who'd preceded him eight years before
And appointed him the Chief Justice forever more

Thus, William Howard Taft had two high positions
First - he was the chief executive officer of the nation
And then he was the man who led the Supreme Court
Another chief in a position which could not be bought ...

- Tristram

Christopher W. Thomas
9pm Wed. June 30th, 1999

William Howard Taft - 27th US President
born 1857, died 1930 / Pres. 1909-1913

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from
1921 to 1930 ...

Warren G. Harding - 29th US President
born 1865, died 1923 (holding his office)