America’s Fattest Presidents

A 2013 article at this link ranks the weightiest of our leaders. Of course, former-President Trump is not included. This official 2020 health report puts him at 244 pounds, making him, by my calculations, Number Three.

Number Two, Grover Cleveland, tried many times to lose. His personal physician, Dr. John Gibbs, was fond of a new German treatment.





Read more in this book, which is partially available via Google Books.

     Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 19, 2022
     Category: Government | Patent Medicines, Nostrums and Snake Oil | Nineteenth Century | Twenty-first Century | Obesity





Comments
Of course, anybody who's played Infocom's text adventure "Ballyhoo!" knows that the fattest president the USA ever had was Taft.

No, really. It's a puzzle solution.
Posted by Richard Bos on 03/19/22 at 03:12 PM
The next time someone says he is the greatest president you can reply that he is only #3
Posted by crc on 03/21/22 at 02:53 PM
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