John Tyler

Presidential Number: 10th
Years he was President: 1841-1845
State Represented: Virginia
Party Affiliation: Whig
Fact(s): Loved to play the violin. His first wife died while he was president.

Birthday: March 29, 1790
How old would he be this year? 213
School(s) attended: College of William and Mary
Wife: Letitia Tyler (died during his presidency) and Julia Tyler
Occupation(s) before he was President: Lawyer
Other way(s) he served: U.S. Senator, Congressman
Height: 6 feet

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Letter
U.S. Population when term began: 17,069,453
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 27
John Tyler

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