John Tyler

10th President of the United States
In office
April 4, 1841 – March 4, 1845
Vice PresidentNone[a]
Preceded byWilliam Henry Harrison
Succeeded byJames K. Polk
10th Vice President of the United States
In office
March 4, 1841 – April 4, 1841
PresidentWilliam Henry Harrison
Preceded byRichard Mentor Johnson
Succeeded byGeorge M. Dallas
United States Senator
from Virginia
In office
March 4, 1827 – February 29, 1836
Preceded byJohn Randolph
Succeeded byWilliam Cabell Rives
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
March 3, 1835 – December 6, 1835
Preceded byGeorge Poindexter
Succeeded byWilliam R. King
23rd Governor of Virginia
In office
December 10, 1825 – March 4, 1827
Preceded byJames Pleasants
Succeeded byWilliam Branch Giles
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia’s 23rd district
In office
December 17, 1816 – March 3, 1821
Preceded byJohn Clopton
Succeeded byAndrew Stevenson
Personal details
BornMarch 29, 1790
Charles City County, Virginia, U.S.
DiedJanuary 18, 1862 (aged 71)
Richmond, Virginia, C.S.
Cause of deathStroke
Resting placeHollywood Cemetery (Richmond, Virginia)
Political partyNone (1841–1844, 1844–1862)
Other political
Democratic-Republican (1811–1828)
Democratic (1828–1834)
Whig (1834–1841)
Democratic-Republican (1844)
Children15, including Letitia, Robert, David, John Alexander, and Lyon Tyler
ParentsJohn Tyler Sr.
Mary Armisted
Alma materCollege of William and Mary
ProfessionPolitician, lawyer, farmer
SignatureCursive signature in ink
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Branch/serviceCharles City Rifles (Virginia militia company)
Years of service1813
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