What Was George Washington's Height?

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George Washington was 6 feet 2 inches tall. He was not the tallest president of the United States, as that distinction goes to Abraham Lincoln who was 6 feet 4 inches tall. Lyndon Johnson was the second tallest president with a height of 6 feet 3 inches.

George Washington was born on Feb. 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Va. He was the commander-in-chief of the colonial army during the war of the colonies against England.

George Washington was the founding father of the Unites States and presided over the committee that drafted the Constitution. He was elected the first president of the newly formed United States of America and served from April 1789 to March 1797.