John Tyler

#10: John TylerLived 1790 - 1862In office 1841 - 1845


Defined vice presidential succession through sheer force of will.


Boring and ineffective and sucked.

Fun facts:

When Harrison died, no president had ever died in office before and it wasn't clear if the VP became president or just "acting President". Tyler decided you became full president and served the rest of the term, even though this wasn't written down anywhere.

A Twitter thread about John Tyler.

Crime report

  • 😡 Owned slaves

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