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John Tyler
Civil War Encyclopedia >> People - Other
December 4, 1839
December 6, 1839
Whigs hold their national convention in Harrisburg and nominate William Henry Harrison of Ohio for President with 148 votes. Henry Clay received 90 and Winfield Scott had 16. John Tyler was unanimously selected as Harrison's Vice-President Pennsylvania
  Henry Clay
  Winfield Scott
  William Henry Harrison
March 4, 1841 William Henry Harrison is inaugurated President of the United States. John Tyler becomes Vice President
  William Henry Harrison
April 4, 1841 William Henry Harrison dies, becoming the first U. S. President to die in office.
April 6, 1841 John Tyler inaugurated President of the United States
August 16, 1841 President Tyler vetoes a bill creating a National Bank. Fellow Whigs "riot" in front of the White House following the veto.
September 11, 1841 President Tyler accepts the resignation of each of his Cabinet members except Daniel Webster over his veto of the National Bank bill.
September 13, 1841 President Tyler makes new Cabinet appointments
February 4, 1861
February 27, 1861
Washington Peace Conference (also called Convention or Congress)
  Felix Zollicoffer
  Salmon P. Chase
  Washington Peace Convention
February 13, 1861 In Richmond, former President John Tyler and former Virginia governor Henry Wise lead the notables who meet for the first time as Virginia's secessionist convention. Virginia
  Virginia Secession Convention


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