Dewey Taft

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Dewey McKinley Taft (b. 8 May 1898; d. 2 November 1970) of Atlanta, Georgia was the publisher of The American Digest. In September 1963 the publication was merged with the NSRP's The Thunderbolt.


On 24 October 1951, Dewey Taft along with Rev. Kenneth Goff and his wife were arrested for ripping a Flag of the Soviet Union which was part of a United Nations display visiting Denver, Colorado.[1] By 1964, Dewey Taft was living in the Tampa area and was Florida State Director for the National States Rights Party.

When Dewey McKinley Taft was born on 8 May 1898, in Hartland, Livingston, Michigan, United States, his father, Carlton T Taft, was 26 and his mother, Hattie Inez Whitney, was 32. He married Rachel Elizabeth Weese on 4 October 1925, in Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 2, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Maysville, Benton, Arkansas, United States in 1970. He died on 2 November 1970, in Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, United States.[2]