John Tyler


10th President of United States (April 6, 1841 to March 3, 1845)
Nicknames: "Accidental President"; "His Accidency"

Born: March 29, 1790, in Greenway, Virginia
Died: January 18, 1862, in Richmond, Virginia

Father: John Tyler
Mother: Mary Marot Armistead Tyler
Married: Letita Chrisitan (1790-1842), on March 29, 1813; Julia Gardiner (1820-1889), on June 26, 1844
Children: Mary Tyler (1815-1848); Robert Tyler (1816-1877); John Tyler (1819-1896); Letita Tyler (1821-1907); Elizabeth Tyler (1823-1850); Anne Contesse Tyler (1825); Alice Tyler (1827-1854); Tazewell Tyler (1830-1874); David Gardiner Tyler (1846-1927); John Alexander Tyler (1848-1883); Julia Gardiner Tyler (1849-1871); Lachlan Tyler (1851-1902); Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1853-1935); Robert Fitzwalter Tyler (1856-1927); Pearl Tyler (1860-1947)

Religion: Episcopalian
Education: Graduated from the College of William and Mary (1807)
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Whig



John Tyler was the first President to be married in office of June 26, 1844. At the end of John Tyler's administration, the United States annexed Texas. Tyler was 70 years old when his youngest child was born. She died in 1947 ... but her father was born in 1790!


See Also:

White House History -- John Tyler


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