Quotation by William Howard Taft

We passed the Children's Bureau bill calculated to prevent children from being employed too early in factories.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. Henry F. Pringle, The Life and Times of William Howard Taft, 2: 621, Farrar & Rinehart (1939).

Taft appointed Julia Lathrop to head a Children's Bureau. She was the first woman ever to become a bureau chief, April 15, 1912.
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