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Just How Normal Are You?

photo of a cameraIt is picture day for Andrew and Khalid. Andrew is remembering how, in elementary school, he always had to stand in the front row for the class picture because he was so short. Khalid complains that he always had to stand in the back row because he was the tallest in his class.

Of course, this discussion leads our two history buffs to discuss the presidents and their heights.

The boys discover that the tallest presidents of the United States were Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B. Johnson. Both of these presidents were 193 cm (6ft 4in) tall.

president abraham lincoln     president lyndon b johnson

The shortest president of the United States was James Madison at 163 cm (5ft 4in tall).

president james madison



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