John Tyler

John Tyler was the tenth president. He was William Henry Harrison's vice-president and became president when Harrison died in office. He was the first president to be married in office. Texas was annexed while he was president.

President John Tyler
Biography traces his life from plantation heir to politician to President to secessionist.

White House Biography
From the official White House site

John Tyler
Another finely detailed biography

The History of the Presidential Election
EVERY election, from George Washington to the present. Which political parties have come and gone? Who has been elected more times than anybody else? Who were the "Know-Nothings"? All these and more are answered in this expansive yet easy-to-read article.

Sherwood John Tyler as Vice-president
He made some significant contributions in a short time.

Sherwood Forest: Home of John Tyler
Find out more about the home of President John Tyler.

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