National Affairs: Again Tyler

In 1790, a year after George Washington and colleagues got the United States functioning under its present Constitution, a baby was born in Virginia and baptized John Tyler. Fifty-one years later John Tyler was inaugurated tenth President of the United States, Twelve years after that, when he was 63, John Tyler's wife bore him a son in Virginia. Seven years later she bore a daughter to 70-year-old John Tyler. The son, baptized Lyon Gardner Tyler, lived to be President-Emeritus of William and Mary college. Shortly after his 70th birthday Lyon Gardner took a...

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