Why Did George Washington Wear a White Wig?

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George Washington did not wear a White Wig. This is one of the myths that surround him. Washington kept his own hair long which he used to put in a ponytail.
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Wig wearing was a custom of the time
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All the big shots wore wigs - gay and straight. Everybody had lice in those days - and you'd often shave your head and then wear a wig.
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George Washington didn't wear a wig. Wigs were fashionable, but his
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It was the syle of the times, most nobles and people of high stature qore wigs as a sign of wealth and importance
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