Heights of all U.S. presidents 1789-2021

Height of all U.S. presidents from 1789 to 2021

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Release date

January 2021


United States

Survey time period

1789 to 2021

Supplementary notes

All heights have been converted from feet to inches, and then rounded to the nearest full centimeter.

*The source used claims that Ulysses S. Grant was 183cm/6'0", however most other sources suggest that he was 173cm/5'8". The source also claims that Donald Trump is 188cm (6'2"), although official medical reports from June 03, 2020, state that he is 6'3".

The heights in feet(') and inches(") are as follows -
George Washington: 6'2"
John Adams: 5'7"
Thomas Jefferson: 6'2.5"
James Madison: 5'4"
James Monroe: 6'0"
John Quincy Adams: 5'7.5"
Andrew Jackson: 6'1"
Martin Van Buren: 5'6"
William Henry Harrison: 5'8"
John Tyler: 6'0"
James K. Polk: 5'8"
Zachary Taylor: 5'8"
Millard Filmore: 5'9"
Franklin Pierce: 5'10"
James Buchanan: 6'0"
Abraham Lincoln: 6'4"
Andrew Johnson: 5'10"
Ulysses S. Grant: 5'8"
Rutherford B. Hayes: 5'8.5"
James A. Garfield: 6'0"
Chester A. Arthur: 6'2"
Grover Cleveland: 5'11"
Benjamin Harrison: 5'6"
William McKinley: 5'7"
Theodore Roosevelt: 5'10"
William Howard Taft: 5'11.5"
Woodrow Wilson: 5'11"
Warren G. Harding: 6'0"
Calvin Coolidge: 5'10"
Herbert Hoover: 5'11.5"
Franklin D. Roosevelt: 6'2"
Harry S. Truman: 5'9"
Dwight D. Eisenhower: 5'10.5"
John F Kennedy: 6'1"
Lyndon B. Johnson: 6'3.5"
Richard Nixon: 5'11"
Gerald Ford: 6'0"
Jimmy Carter: 5'9.5"
Ronald Raegan: 6'1"
George H. W. Bush: 6'2"
Bill Clinton: 6'2"
George W. Bush: 5'11.5"
Barack Obama: 6'1"
Donald Trump: 6'3"
Joe Biden: 5'11.65"

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