10th President of the United States
April 4, 1841 – March 4, 1845
|Preceded by||William Henry Harrison|
|Succeeded by||James K. Polk|
|10th Vice President of the United States|
March 4, 1841 – April 4, 1841
|President||William Henry Harrison|
|Preceded by||Richard Mentor Johnson|
|Succeeded by||George Dallas|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1827 – February 29, 1836
|Preceded by||John Randolph|
|Succeeded by||William Cabell Rives|
|President pro tempore of the United States Senate|
March 3, 1835 – December 6, 1835
|Preceded by||George Poindexter|
|Succeeded by||William R. King|
|23rd Governor of Virginia|
December 10, 1825 – March 4, 1827
|Preceded by||James Pleasants|
|Succeeded by||William Branch Giles|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia’s 23rd district
December 17, 1816 – March 3, 1821
|Preceded by||John Clopton|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Stevenson|
|Born||March 29, 1790
Charles City County, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||January 18, 1862 (aged 71)
|Resting place||Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
|Political party||Whig & Democratic|
|Spouse(s)||· Letitia Christian
(m. 1813; died 1842)· Julia Gardiner
(m. 1844; his death 1862)
|Children||15, including David Gardiner,John Alexander, and Lyon Gardiner|
|Alma mater||College of William and Mary|
|Service/branch||Volunteer Military Company|
|Years of service|
John Tyler was conceived on March 29, 1790, in Charles City County, Virginia, to a conspicuous crew. Raised by folks John and Mary Armistead Tyler, he grew up with eight kin, and they all got the best instruction accessible.
He concentrated on law at the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807, at 17 years old. After his permission to the bar in 1809, John Tyler worked for a conspicuous law firm in Richmond. His dad got to be legislative leader of Virginia that year, and at age 21, John Tyler utilized his dad’s contacts to pick up a position in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his dad’s passing, John Tyler acquired a critical number of properties and slaves.
In the War of 1812, John Tyler served as a military skipper. He was then chosen to the House of Representatives; he picked up impact amid his residency in the House, from 1816 to 1821.
Subsequent to going out of Representatives, John Tyler served in the Virginia State House of Delegates for quite a long while before serving as the state’s senator from 1825 to 1827. A champion for the South, John Tyler joined Henry Clay, Daniel Webster and their recently framed Whig party contrary to President Andrew Jackson.
In 1840, the Whig Party designated John Tyler as VP to presidential applicant William Henry Harrison. Advancing themselves as “Tippecanoe and John Tyler Too” (Harrison battled in the Battle of Tippercanoe), Harrison and John Tyler won the decision, and were initiated in March 1841.
Only one month later, President Harrison kicked the bucket from an icy that had formed into pneumonia. In this manner, John Tyler turned into the first U.S. VP to be confirmed as president due the demise of his forerunner. Adversaries named President John Tyler the “Unplanned President” and “His Accidency.”
The Whig Party removed John Tyler from its gathering after he vetoed a bill to resuscitate the Bank of the United States. The next year, the president vetoed a duty bill, and the Whig Party, drove by Henry Clay, endeavored to indict him for abuse of veto force. The indictment procedure neglected to pick up footing, and John Tyler stayed in force.
To pick up support amid his offer for his re-race in 1844, John Tyler bolstered the extension of Texas into the Union. Worried that he and Democrat James Polk would part the vote in the three-way presidential decision with adversary Henry Clay, Tyler pulled back to guarantee Clay’s misfortune.
In the wake of leaving the administration, John Tyler drove endeavors for Southern severance. He turned into an individual from the Confederate House of Representatives. John Tyler kicked the bucket in office on January 18, 1862, in the wake of misery a stroke in Richmond, Virginia. He was covered in the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia—the same town that he passed .