Who was the tallest U.S. president?

  • Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Abraham Lincoln correct

    Abraham Lincoln at 6' 4" edges out Lyndon B. Johnson as the tallest president. He was the only president to have a patent. Lincoln invented a device to free steamboats that ran aground, but the idea was never commercialized. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1861 until his assassination in April 15, 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.

  • George Washington
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