Sunday, March 29, 2009

President John Tyler's Birthday

Today marks the 219th birthday of our 10th president, John Tyler. President Tyler served from 1841-1845 and was dubbed "His Accidency" by his opponents. He was the first Vice President to become President by the death of his predecessor (President William Henry Harrison). To learn more, click on these links:

White House: Biography of John Tyler

Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress: John Tyler

Sonnet Erin Brown
Federal Documents Librarian
Subject Specialist: Legal Research/Political Science

"John Tyler."Dictionary of American Biography Base Set. American Council of Learned Societies, 1928-1936. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2009.

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