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Col John Tyler Jr.

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Col John Tyler Jr.

Birth
Charles City County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Jan 1896 (aged 76)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot sect 1, site 779-WH
Memorial ID 13927307 View Source
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Lawyer, Politician and War Veteran. He served as a private secretary during his father's presidency. During the Mexican War, he was captain of the Virginia infantry and during the civil war, he was a Colonel in the Confederate States Army and assistant secretary of war for the confederacy. After the war, he lived most of his life in poverty. He was originally interred in a public vault at the Congressional cemetery in Washington. His gravestone reads as follows " John Tyler Jr., Virginia, captain of the 13th U.S. infantry, Mexican War".


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  • Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 12 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13927307
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/13927307/john-tyler : accessed ), memorial page for Col John Tyler Jr. (27 Apr 1819–26 Jan 1896), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13927307, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Tom DeNardo (contributor 767) .