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Response to jberryhill (Original post)

Wed Apr 13, 2016, 01:03 AM

2. Only about 5 feet, 6 inches tall...

I love that this is the photo they use on whitehouse.gov

Only about 5 feet, 6 inches tall, but trim and erect, Martin Van Buren dressed fastidiously. His impeccable appearance belied his amiability--and his humble background. Of Dutch descent, he was born in 1782, the son of a tavernkeeper and farmer, in Kinderhook, New York....

https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/martinvanburen

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