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John Tyler, 10th United States President, dies in his hotel room in Richmond, Virginia, aged 71

John Tyler, detail
01/18/1862
John Tyler, the 10th President of the United States and a seventy-one year-old sitting representative from Virginia to the Confederate Congress, died in the early morning hours in his room at the Exchange Hotel in Richmond.  Never in good health, he died of complications from bronchitis and probably suffered a stroke.  He was buried at the Hollywood Cemetery in an impressive ceremony organized by the Confederate state.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Gary May, John Tyler (New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2008), 144. 

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