U.S. Presidents – John Tyler

Full Name: John Tyler

Party: Whig

Primarily known for: Being a proponent of state’s rights, nationalist policies

D.O.B.: March 29, 1790

Birth state: Virginia

State upon election: (Was not elected; became president upon the sudden illness and death of Harrison) Virginia

Previous career: Vice President

Office start date: April 4, 1841

Office end date: March 4, 1845

Reason term ended: At thrtime of entering office as William Henry Harrison’s Vice President, he was a Whig. He had also been a Democratic-Republican, a Democrat and, for his later life, had no affiliation. He did not gain the nomination as he fell out with the Whigs as well as the Democrats.

Succession number: 10

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