Which position did William Howard Taft want more than the presidency of the United States? A. chief justice of the Supreme Court B. secretary of the navy C. president of Princeton University D. governor of New Jersey
A. is the correct answer. He really wanted to be Chief Justice and he was finally appointed to that position in 1921. This was Taft's lifelong dream and after receiving the position he said "I don't remember that I ever was President."