History for Kids – Today is John Tyler’s Birthday

imagesHappy birthday John Tyler! John Tyler was our 10th president the United States. He was born in the year 1790 in Charles City Country, Va. He died on January 18, 1862 in Richmond, Va. John Tyler lived for 82 years. John Tyler had the largest family ever to live in the white house. He had  15 children. He had two wives but not at the same time. His first wife Letitia had 8 children and his second wife Julia had 7 children. John and his wives had something called a party for kids. When William Henry Harrison died John Tyler became president. John Tyler said that when a president dies the vice president should become president. Also, John Tyler is my 3rd favorite president. President John Tyler was a very amazing guy.