Cynthia Taft Morris, Professor Emerita of Economics at American University and Smith College. Cynthia died of natural causes on July 16, 2013 in her home in Washington, DC; she was 85 years old.
Granddaughter of US President William Howard Taft,
Cynthia earned a BA from Vassar College, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a PhD from Yale University. Cynthia had a distinguished career and was known by her friends and family for the amazing force of her character.
She is survived by her brother, Peter Rawson Taft, her son, David Taft Morris, her daughter, Michele Taft Morris, and two grandchildren.
Cynthia will be cremated and buried in a private ceremony in the Taft family plot in Cincinnati, OH.
A memorial service will be held in Washington, DC.
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