More about John Tyler
- He was elected in 1862 to the Confederate House of Representatives.
- Letitia Tyler, was the first wife of a president to die while living in the White House. When Tyler remarried two years later to Julia Gardiner Tyler, he was the first president to be married while in office.
- During his term, Texas was annexed.
- "Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace."
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