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"The institutions under which we live, my countrymen, secure each person in the perfect enjoyment of all his rights."
--Remarks after swearing in, 1841
Full Name: John Tyler
Born: March 29, 1790
Birthplace: "Greenway", Charles City County, Virginia
Father: John Tyler (1747-1813)
Mother: Mary Armistead Tyler (1761-1797)
First Wife: Letitia Tyler (1790-1842)
Married: March 29, 1813
Second Wife: Julia Tyler (1820-1889)
Married: June 26, 1844
Religious Preference: Episcopalian
Previous Experience: Lawyer, Virginia Delegate, U.S. Representative, Governor of Virginia, U.S. Senate, Vice-President
Political Party: Whig
Age at Inauguration: 51
Term of Office (President): April 4, 1841 - March 4, 1845
Died: January 18, 1862
Age at Death: 71
Place of Burial: Richmond, Virginia
President at Time of Death: Abraham Lincoln