Which U.S. President had 15 children?
Answer: John Tyler was born on this day in 1790. He became the tenth President of the United States when President William Harrison passed away from pneumonia after just a month in the White House.
Tyler became the first Vice President to succeed to the Presidency after the death of his predecessor. With a total of 15 children from his two marriages, Tyler fathered more children than any other U.S. president in history. Today, he has two living grandchildren through his son Lyon Gardiner Tyler, making him the earliest former president with living grandchildren.
John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States. He was also, briefly, the tenth Vice President, elected to that office on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison.
Born: 29 March 1790, Charles City County, Virginia, United States
Died: 18 January 1862, Richmond, Virginia, United States
Presidential term: 4 April 1841 – 4 March 1845
Children: Lyon Gardiner Tyler, David Gardiner Tyler, more
Spouse: Julia Gardiner Tyler (m. 1844–1862), Letitia Christian Tyler (m. 1813–1842)
Political parties: Whig Party, Democratic-Republican Party