Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president

Valentine Tapley stated to never ever shave again if Abraham Lincoln was elected president. Valentine died in 1910 with a 12-foot-long beard
“During Abraham Lincoln‘s campaign for the presidency, a Missouri Democrat named Valentine Tapley from Pike County, Missouri, swore that he would never shave again if Abe were elected.Tapley kept his word and kept his beard growing from November 1860 until he died in 1910, attaining a length of twelve feet, six inches”

Valentine promised to never shave if Abraham Lincoln elected president