Tyler, John 1790-1862.
The tenth president of the United States (1841-1845), who succeeded to office after the death of President William Henry Harrison. His administration was marked by the annexation of Texas (1845).
(click for a larger image)John Tyler
detail of an 1859 portrait by George Peter Alexander Healy (1813-1894)
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