George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st President of the United States, is 6 feet 2 inches tall. His son, George Walker Bush, the 43rd President, is between 5 feet 11.5 inches and 6 feet in height.
Both Bushes are taller than the average height of the 44 presidents of U.S. history, which is 5 feet 11 inches. As of 2014, the tallest presidents of the country have been Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B. Johnson, who were both 6 feet 4 inches tall, while the shortest was James Madison, who stood 5 feet 4 inches.
Historically, the taller candidate in a presidential election has won the electoral vote 53 percent of the time and the popular vote 59 percent of the time.