On March 27, Guinness World Records named Brooklyn Councilman Robert Cornegy as the highest male politician in the world. But his title was contested by North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread who claims he stands an inch and 3/4 higher than the Cornegy's 6 foot, 1
Godfread, who played basketball at the University of Iowa, said he "doesn't know" being a high politician was one thing "and that he would probably come in contact with Guinness. A Guinness spokesman said the organization would "Happy to Get an Application" from Godfread
Guinness keeps track of a wide range of unusual items. Insurance related documents include: The highest ever insurance valuation ($ 100 million) of a painting for the move of Mona Lisa from Paris to the United States for a special exhibition; Pittsburgh Steelers & # 39; Troy Polamalu's highest insured hair ($ 1 million); and the largest ever life insurance policy ($ 201 million).