John Tyler

John Tyler was the 10th President of the United States. He served as president from April 4, 1841 to March 4, 1845.

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Who were John Tyler's children?

John Tyler had fifteen children : Eight with his first wife, Letitia Christian Tyler and seven with his second wife Julia Gardiner Tyler. He had a total of 7 sons and 8 daughters.

Children with Letitia Christian Tyler

Mary (Apr 15, 1815-Jun 17,1847) Tyler Jones

Robert Sep 9,1816 - Dec 3, 1877)

John ( Apr 17, 1819 - Jan 26, 1896)

Letitia Christian Tyler Semple ( May 11, 1821 - Dec 28,1907)

Elizabeth Tyler Waller ( Jul 11,1823 - Jun 1, 1850)

Ann Contesse ( April 5, 1825 - Jul ?, 1825)

Alice Tyler Dennison ( Mar 23, 1827 - Jun 8,1854)

Tazewell ( Dec 6, 1830 - Jan 8,1874)

Children wth Julia Gardiner Tyler.

David Gardiner ( Jul 12, 1846 - Sep 5, 1927)

John Alexander Apr 7, 1848 - Sep 1, 1883)

Julia Gardiner Tyler Spencer ( Dec 25,1849 - May 8, 1871)

Lachlan Tyler Powell ( Dec 2, 1851 - Jan 26, 1902)

Lyon Gardiner ( Aug 24, 1853 - Feb 12, 1935)

Robert Fitzwalter ( March 12, 1856 - Dec. 30, 1927)

Pearl Tyler Ellis ( Jun 13, 1860 - Jun 30,1947)

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What political office did both Tyler and his father hold?

They both served as governor of Virginia .
Governor of Virginia - 1808-11 and 1825-27 respectively.

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What was John Tyler's failure while he was president?

Tyler was a failure as a party leader. He probably should not accepted the Whig nomination, but then, again, he never expected to be President. His veto of the bank bill , which he did according to his own conscience, I believe, was viewed as a betrayal by his party. Most of his cabinet resigned in protest and he really could not govern after that.

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Who were John Tyler's parents?

Mother: Mary Margot Armistead (1761-1797) died of a stroke when John was 7.

Father: John Tyler Sr ( February 28,1747 -January 6,1813)

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Who was the president when John Tyler was the vice president?

John Tyler was the Vice President under President William Henry Harrison from March 4, 1841 to April 4, 1841

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What is the 1841-1845 John Tyler dollar coin worth?

August 19, 2009 This coin is a circulating coin and has a value of $1 except in ultra-high uncirculated or proof grades.

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Who is in John Tyler's family tree?

Any Tyler family, I am. My Grandmother was his great great grand daughter.

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Was John Tyler president after Martin van Buren's death?

No. Tyler became President a long time before Van Buren died. In fact. Tyler died about 6 months before Van Buren died. (Tyler became president immediately after President Wm H. Harrison died. )

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What are some facts about john tyler?

1. Tyler had the most children out of any president (15)

2. Tyler was an excellent violinist

3. He loved to dance and had a ballroom in his house

4. He was the first president whose wife died in office but he soon found a young wife. She was 24 and he was 54.

5 His hobby was fox hunting

6. His ancestry was English.

7. He died while serving in the Confederate Congress

8. His house was 100 yards long

9. He was the first man to become president without being elected as President. Some Congressmen thought he was only the acting president. They did not want him to move into the White House and he was not at first allowed any money for state entertaining.

10. He shocked his Whig party by vetoing the banking bill which was the long-standing goal of the party. All but one of his cabinet resigned in protest and he was expelled from the party. Needless to say he was not nominated for a second term.

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What were John Tyler election results?

William Henry Harrison was the presidential candidate with Tyler as his running mate in 1840. They won 53 % of the popular and won 234 to 60 in electoral votes, carrying 19 states and losing 7.

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What was John Tyler's favorite color?

It was Blue, or red.

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How many terms did John Adams serve as President?

John Adams only served one term as President. He was the 2nd President of the US, and was in office from March 4, 1797 to March 4, 1801.

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How did John Tyler die?

Tyler died, possibly of a stroke, in a hotel room in Richmond, VA,on January 18 ,1862, where he had gone to represent his district in the Confederate Congress. He was almost 72 when he died. At first he was sick at his stomach. Later he could not breathe.
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Who was John Tyler?

John Tyler (March 29, 1790 -January 18, 1862) was the tenth (1841-1845) President of the United States. He was the first president born after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution and the first to assume the office of President following the death of his predecessor. He also represented Virginia in both houses of Congress and served as governor as well as in the Virginia state house.
John Tyler was a former President of the United States, 1841-1845. He was born on 29 March 1790, and dies on 18 January 1862.

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How did John Tylers wife die?

Tyler had two wives. His first wife died of a stroke in the White House at age 51. About three years before she died, she had a first stroke that left her an invalid.

The second wife also died of a stroke , age about 69. She was 30 years younger than her husband and survived him by some 28 years.

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Which President was called the Accidental President?

The term "accidental president" has been applied to several presidents. Although Gerald Ford was referred to as the "accidental president" (he was the only man in history to serve as president and vice president without being elected to either post) as well as John Tyler (he was the first to ascend to the presidency following the death of a sitting president) the first occupant of the White House to earn the title "accidental president" was John Q. Adams. "Accidental president" also refers to George W. Bush in the book by David Kaplan.

John Q Adams:Adams received this title from his Democratic opposition that were bitter with Adams victory over Andrew Jackson. Following the election, neither candidate had been able to win a majority of the votes in the Electoral College. Therefore, the Constitution stated that the matter had to be decided by the House of Representatives. Henry Clay, then Speaker of the House, was an opponent of Jackson and it was rumored that he swung the election in the House in favor of his friend Adams. This rumor was further flamed when Clay was appointed Adams' Secretary of State. The whole matter, and the title of "accidental president", would come back to haunt Adams in the next election when he was soundly beat by his old rival Jackson. Gerald Ford:Gerald Ford was the only president to have not been elected as either president or vice president in the presidential election preceding his term. In the 1972 election, Richard Nixon was re-elected as president with Spiro Agnew as vice president. However, Agnew fell under investigation for corruption charges, being accused of bribery, tax fraud, extortion, and conspiracy. On 1973 October 10, Agnew resigned. The House Minority Leader, Gerald Ford was the only choice offered to Nixon for vice president, and he became president on December 6 of that year. Due to the Watergate scandal, Nixon was forced to resign the next year on 1974 August 9, making Gerald Ford the 'accidental president'. George W. BushIn the 2000 presidential elections, the voting results between Al Gore, and George W. Bush were so close that the entire race came down to one state: Florida. The day after the election on 2000 November 7, Al Gore had 255 votes, George Bush had 246 votes, and 3 states were still left, with 270 votes needed to win the election. These 3 states were New Mexico with 5 votes, Oregon with 7 votes, and Florida with 25 votes. New Mexico and Oregon would eventually end up declaring Gore their winners. The battle for Florida would take over a month, have many recounts, involve hundreds of lawyers and judges, and even end up in the Supreme Court. Eventually, George W. Bush was declared a narrow winner, and he became the President of the United States.
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How old was John Tyler when his 15th child was born?

70

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What is the name of John Tyler's Virginia estate?

It is called Sherwood Forest Plantation. It is open to visitors for a fee.

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Who were John Tyler's siblings?

John Tyler had five sisters and two brothers :(in order of birth)

Anne Contesse Tyler Semple (1778- June 12,1803)

Elizabeth Armistead Tyler Pryor (1780- 1824)

Martha Jefferson Tyler Waggaman (1782-1855)

Maria Henry Tyler Seawell (1784-1843)

Wat Henry Tyler (1788- Jul, 1862)

>>> John (1790-1862)

William Tyler (1791-1856)

Christiana Booth Tyler Curtis (Aug 3, 1795- Jan. 13, 1842)

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When was John Tyler the President of the United States?

John Tyler served from April 4 ,1841 to March 4, 1845 as the 10th President of the United States. He served for less than one full term.

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What did John Tyler do while he was president?

The most consequential thing he hid was to veto a bill to reestablish the Bank of the United States. His Whig party had worked hard to push the bill through Congress. After the veto all but one of his cabinet resigned and he was expelled from the Whig party. Needless to say they did not nominate him for another term.

He achieved the annexation of the Republic of Texas in 1845.

On Tyler's last full day in office, March 3, 1845, Florida was admitted to the Union.

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What degree in college did John Tyler get?

Tyler graduated from William and Mary's College. I would guess he got an AB degree.

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What did John Tyler say before he died?

John Tyler said, ''I am going now. Perhaps it is for the best'' before he died.

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Who was John Tyler's wife?

John Tyler had two wives.

The first was Letitia Christian (b. Nov 12,1790 in New Kent county, VA ) ; d. Sep 18,1842 in the White House from multiple strokes) They were married on Tyler 23rd birthday, March 29, 1813 at the bride's home.

His second wife was Julia Gardiner (b. May 4, 1820 on Gardiner's Island, NY ; d. July 10,1889 in Richmond, VA. They were married on June 26, 1844, at the (Episcopal) Church of the Ascension in New York City

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What was the place of residence of John Tyler?

His home is in Virginia along the James River, about 80 miles from the coast. It is known as Sherwood Forest Plantation, has been kept up and restored and is open to visitors.

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