John Tyler was the 10th president of the United States. The child of an old Virginia family, he graduated from the College of William and Mary at age 17 (not an unusual age for that time) and went on to become a member of the U.S. House of Representatives...
March 29, 1790,
January 18, 1862
John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth President of the
United States (1841–1845). He was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ...
After William Harrison's death, John Tyler was the first Vice President to succeed
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John Tyler Community College, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, Va.,
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Life in Brief: John Tyler signaled the last gasp of the Old Virginia aristocracy in
the White House. Born a few years after the American Revolution in 1790 to an ...
John Tyler signaled the last gasp of the Old Virginia aristocracy in the White
House. Born a few years after the American Revolution in 1790 to an old family
Learn more about John Tyler, the strong-willed 10th president of the United
States, at Biography.com. He was the first to succeed a president due to death.
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