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Old 09-05-2016, 08:14 PM   #22
Penny Lane
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Originally Posted by Steve M.
The Lincoln photo is likely from 186, when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives - he was the only Whig in the Illinois congressional delegation (both House and Senate). Yes, Hayes was a handsome young man, I never could understand why he grew a rat's-nest beard in middle age!

unfortunately that beard was men's fashion at that time.
Here is Laura Ingalls Wilder's Pa; Charles Ingalls at the height of fashion!
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