Who was the smallest U.S. President?

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    4th President of the United States, James Madison was a very tiny man. He was only 5ft 4 inches, and it is believed he never weighed more than 100 pounds. Despite his lack in physical presence his political presence is still very much acknowledged today. Madison is widely regarded as the "Father of the Constitution" for his instrumental contribution to the U.S. Constitution draft and his championing of the Bill of Rights.

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