William Howard Taft
> Presidential term: 1909-1913
> Occupation after leaving office: Chief justice of the Supreme Court
Before being appointed chief justice of the United States by President Warren Harding, a position in which he remained almost until his death, William Howard Taft was teaching constitutional law at Yale University.
> Presidential term: 1913-1921
> Occupation after leaving office: Out of public view
Woodrow Wilson stayed out of public view after leaving the White House. He had suffered a stroke two years before the end of his second term. The stroke left him almost blind and partially paralyzed.
Warren G. Harding
> Presidential term: 1921-1923
> Occupation after leaving office: Died in office
Warren G. Harding died from what is believed to be a heart attack on Aug. 2, 1923, while still in office.
> Presidential term: 1923-1929
> Occupation after leaving office: Writer
After leaving the White House, Calvin Coolidge retired to Northampton, Massachusetts, where he spent most of his time working on his memoirs. He also contributed to political magazines.
> Presidential term: 1929-1933
> Occupation after leaving office: Political commentator, served on Hoover Commission
Herbert Hoover was an active political commentator after his presidential term. He was a vocal critic of FDR’s New Deal programs, writing many articles and books arguing against the federal government having too much power. He served on several congressional commissions, including the Hoover Commission, or Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch of Government.
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